Android Open Workshops

We'll be having two morning and two afternoon workshops at Android Open on Sunday, October 9. These are “mini-conferences” designed to get you up to speed in time for the conference to start on Monday. They'll feature expert speaker panels and a more participatory classroom experience. Please note, to attend your pass must include pre-conference workshops.

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Grand Ballroom B
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Ken Jones (Marakana, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.56, 18 ratings)
Learn to develop Android applications in this hands-on workshop. By the end of the workshop, you will know how to design an application and build a working user interface. The Android App Development workshop explores the main app building blocks and their interactions using a real-world application as an example. It gives you the solid foundation to tackle designing complex apps. Read more.
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Grand Ballroom C
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Karim Yaghmour (Opersys inc.)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Much like Linux a decade ago, Android is disrupting the embedded world; displacing established players and overtaking home-brewed solutions. Android, however, is poised to achieve what no other OS was able to: become the default user interface for the majority of user-centric devices, whether they be mobile or not. This workshop will show you how to make your embedded device run Android. Read more.
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Grand Ballroom C
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Brian Jepson (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Tyler Moskowite (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
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(3.17, 6 ratings)
Android is no longer just a mobile OS. It is fast becoming a hardware hub with new capabilities like NFC and the Open Accessory Development Kit. The Open Accessory Development KIt will allow anyone, without an NDA, to make hardware peripherals that work with Android. NFC uses radio tags to bring android into the physical world. You are no longer restricted to just software with Android. Read more.
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Grand Ballroom B
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Tony Hillerson (Tack Mobile), Juan Sanchez (EffectiveUI)
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(3.15, 13 ratings)
Thanks to Android's powerful framework and component set, it's not hard to get a compelling application developed relatively quickly. If you're lucky enough to have a good eye for design, or know where you can find someone who does, Android apps can even look pretty good. In this workshop we're going to focus on what's hard: designing a good user experience for the Android platform. Read more.
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