Android Events

From: Jinn K.
Sent on: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 3:41 PM
From Steve at GDG:

Intermediate Android App Development Class (free)
March 23rd & 24th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Are you a java developer eager to learn new techniques to make your app look and feel like a modern, awesome Android app that runs on multiple form factors? If you’re familiar with the Android platform and have some solid app concepts, this two-day workshop can help you take your project to the next level. Learn from three engineers at Kinvey, who also happen to be Android experts: Morgan Bickle, CTO; Ed Fleming, Software Engineer; and Mike Salinger, Senior Software Engineer. 

Networking techniques, including:
  - Asynchronous network access
  - Consuming web services
  - Push notifications

User Interface techniques, including:
  - Fragments
  - Android Action Bar
  - Advanced UI concepts
  - Backwards Compatibility with the Android Support Package and Actionbar Sherlock
  - Extending Views (Pie Charts, bar graph)

Applicants will be selected based on their responses to the form fields on the landing page.



Online Events

If you cannot watch at the posted time, the events are usually recorded and available for replay using the same URL.  For more Google online events, check out the full calendar at https://developers.google.com/live/.  Check for updates as some events are added as the week progresses.

Google Drive SDK: Building Drive apps entirely on the cloud with Google Apps Script
March 5 2 p.m.-2:30 p.m. (EST)

About:
In this GDL episode, Arun Nagarajan from the Google Apps Script team will walk us through how
to build a Drive SDK app with Google Apps Script. Arun will showcase several examples and the 
source code will be shared. Come learn how you can build Drive apps entirely on the cloud with 
JavaScript with Google Apps Script.


Google+ Developers Live: Over-the-Air Installs  
March 5 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (EST)

About:
Join Gus Class and Chris Cartland this week as they discuss how to drive automatic Android 
downloads with Over-the-Air installs.
More info:


Android Developer Office Hours (EMEA Edition) 
March 6 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. (EST)

About:
Join the Android Developer Relations team for this EMEA timezone friendly G+ Hangout.
They'll be answering your questions live on air.
Come join Rich Hyndman, Nick Butcher, Chris Banes, and Matt Gaunt in the hangout or ask your 
question via the moderator section below!

The App Clinic: Home Screen Widgets  
March 8 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. (EST)

About:
On this Episode of The App Clinic, Professional non-Doctors Reto Meier and Ian Ni-Lewis 
provide prescriptions for their patients of the week.
Don't forget to check out the Trello board below to nominate apps, and future topics for the 

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