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10 steps to Automate Actions on Android

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Work Smarter Not Harder….Sort of.

Automation on Android phones is an interesting animal (and a mouthful). Spending hours on a script that in fact only runs for 30 seconds can certainly feel counterproductive; especially if you’re having to put together multiple scripts that involve specific screen touch emulations. However, once the setup is mastered usage is as simple as an “ok Google” command. Believe me when I say it helps with the most random things. For pulling up a specific “Entourage” episode in the HBO GO app it saves at least 2 minutes. Every time!

Android Cookbook Is A Crowd-Sourced Book Of Recipes For Learning App Development (Available Both In Print And On The Web)

android_cookbookThere are countless methods out there for learning Android development from the Android Bootcamp video series to the boatload of print publications currently in circulation to Helloandroid's own Android tutorials. Looking to create something both unique and helpful however, Android Cookbook has compiled a crowd-sourced set of recipes for "writing great Android apps," making them available for free online.

[Videos] Android Bootcamp 2012 Offers Over 20 Hours Of Android Web Development Instruction – Free On YouTube

developmentMarakana, a company that's been "helping IT professionals get better at what they do" since 2001, has been busy (since January) releasing the latest series of videos in its Android Bootcamp franchise, this time updated for Ice Cream Sandwich development.

For those not familiar, Android Bootcamp is a series of videos aimed at those looking to learn Android development. Some may remember a similar project by TheNewBoston, though Marakana has broken its set of tutorials into much larger chunks, with the 2012 series currently totaling 29 videos (that's over 20 hours of free instruction).

First Layar Tutorial

We introduced layar a few days ago (Introducing Layar), so now it's time to do something with it.


Topics covered:

  • Creating a new layar account
  • Creating and editing a new layer
  • Specifiing API endpoint
  • Prepare the database
  • Build a web service
  • Testing & Publishing the layer

The Android Team Launches Online Android Training - Free Classes With Lessons And Sample Code For All

tutorialIn order to make it easier for Android developers to get started with creating robust applications, the Android team today formalized and unified various coding tutorials into one clearly defined area of the Android dev site: Android Training. The tutorials, or classes, are very well put together, with splits into logical steps to make them flow well, along with sample code you can utilize to "do your homework." There is no fee for taking any of them - think of Android Training as a collection of well organized and curated tutorials.

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