Introductory Android Class - March 8, 2011


Learn the basics of Android programming and working with the Eclipse IDE. Set up Eclipse to work with Android. Learn to run applications in the emulator an on your phone. This class includes an introduction to the Activity life cycle and to the tools included in the Android SDK. Also covers how to use the built-in tools to debug Android applications.

The first class in the series will teach beginning programmers the basics of the Android programming language. This class covers the fundamentals of Android including

  • Setting up Eclipse to create and run Android projects.
  • In-depth look at a few Hello World-type projects.
  • Lifecycle of an Activity
  • Intents, Services and launch modes
  • Android tools bundled in the SDK
  • Techniques for debugging Android projects

This class is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 10:00PM. The class will take place at Plug & Play Center in Sunnyvale.


Since this is a good bit of material to cover in a relatively short time, all students are required to have downloaded and installed Java, Eclipse and the Android SDK before arriving at the class. Students must already know how to program in the Java programming language on which Android is based.


Students can preregister for all 5 Android classes in this series for $300 per student (a $200 discount). Preregistration for a single class will cost $99 per person. Because PlugAndPlay has on-duty security guards, students must register in advance for the classes.

Intro Android Class

March 8, 2011
7:00PM to 10:00PM

Plug & Play Tech Center
440 N Wolfe Rd
Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3869


Android Class Schedule