Learn how to use Android Studio, emulators, and other free tools to combine Java-based Android development with standard web technologies. By using HTML5 as the main platform, you’ll be able to design and develop your apps without having to learn much Java code.
Explore the basic components of an Android app, as well as various Android versions and platforms
Understand the structure of an Android app, including viewports and densities
Build a weather app step-by-step and learn how to access web services
Learn how to test the app on Android devices and emulators
Integrate your app with Android operating system functions
Access local storage, read local files, and use geolocation
Upgrade the web view with Cordova plugins
Package your app and publish it to the Google Play store
Max Firtman, an Adobe Community Champion and founder of ITMaster Professional Training, is a mobile and web developer, speaker and author of several O’Reilly books including Programming the Mobile Web and jQuery Mobile: Up and Running. He also presented the Mobile HTML5 video for O’Reilly. He blogs about mobile web development at www.mobilexweb.com and maintains a website at www.mobilehtml5.org.
Max Firtman is a mobile and web developer, trainer, speaker and writer. He is Adobe Community Champion and founder of ITMaster Professional Training. He wrote many books, including "Programming the Mobile Web" and "jQuery Mobile: Up and Running" published by O'Reilly Media.
He has a blog about mobile web development at www.mobilexweb.com and he maintains the website www.mobilehtml5.org.
He is a frequent speaker at conferences, including QCon, OSCON, Breaking Development, Velocity Conference, Fluent, Google Developer Day, Nokia Developer Days, Campus Party Europe and many other events around the world.
He has received different recognitions, including Nokia Developer Champion yearly since 2006; Adobe Community Champion in 2011, and a Google recognition for being one of the most innovative mobile developers.