Appril - hacken met Android Experts

  • April 9, 2014 · 6:30 PM
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De maand april wordt in de mobile wereld gevierd als Appril (zie deze link voor details). Zo ook bij MADspace: elke woensdagavond in de maand april zijn er activiteiten voor het trainen van je mobile development skills. Ideaal als je goede apps wilt (leren) developen! 

9 april zal spetterend zijn! We beginnen dan om 18:30 met pizza's en erna hebben we deze 2 experts op het gebied van Android development:


Thijs Damen - Using User Location in Android

Location is an awesome but difficult to master concept within android. The possibilities are endless so to provide the best experience for the user you need to know how stuff works. There are many use-cases of how you can use location in your application (foursquare, navigation, runkeeper) and all of those require different techniques to both receive accurate locations of the user without draining to much of their battery.

Finishing it off with an overview of the google map services from the google play services SDK and how to use the location on a map or in the background. All of the above will be illustrated with example code and screenshots, some of them from a (by then) application available in the play store.

Joan Puig Sanz - Augmented Reality on Android
The point of Augmented Reality is to show more information about the world that we are watching. Mainly there are two kinds of Augmented Reality, based on Image recognition and based on geolocalization.

Create a framework from scratch it could be very hard/time consuming, but there are a few frameworks that could make a developer's life easier (layar, Wikitude, Metaio, Qualcomm Vuforia, Beyondar, etc.)

In this presentation we will see how to use a few frameworks and what are the nice and the bad things about them.

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  • Felix D.

    First speaker was great, seconds one could be better.

    1 · April 9

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