Sessions tagged with 'android'

8:30am–12:00pm Monday, 07/19/2010
Learn how to develop mobile apps for Android platform in this quick tutorial. Assuming you are familiar with Java or similar OOP, this hands-on example-driven tutorial will show you how Android uses Java and how you can quickly pick it up to start programming for mobile devices.
7:00pm–10:00pm Wednesday, 07/21/2010
Join us at OSCON Android Hands-on, an intense, technical, and structured event led by Google Android experts. Co-presented by Google and O’Reilly, the Hands-on takes place after the Expo Hall reception on Wednesday, July 21 from 7:00-10:00 pm. Space is limited. Separate advance registration is required, and is open only to registered conference attendees and speakers.
10:40am–11:20am Wednesday, 07/21/2010
Dan Morrill (Google)
Android is an open-source OS and software stack for mobile devices. Come join the Android Open-Source Lead for a discussion of the Android open source philosophy, and insight into how the project is run.
11:30am–12:10pm Wednesday, 07/21/2010
Jonathan Stark (Jonathan Stark Consulting)
Explore an alternative approach to native mobile app development that allows you to create smooth animation, operate in offline mode, and hook into advanced device features (accelerometer, camera, location, vibration, and sound) using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 07/22/2010
Arno Puder (
The presentation shows how Android applications can be cross-compiled to the iPhone. Only knowledge of Android's SDK is required. The cross-compiler will automatically generate an iPhone version. This approach promises the "Write-once, run anywhere" paradigm for smart phone platforms.
7:00pm–8:00pm Thursday, 07/22/2010
Moderated by: Ian Darwin
O'Reilly's Android Cookbook is being developed in the open, presenting how-to information along with code snippets illustrating the techniques. The book will have input from hundreds of contributors, able to view and comment on each others' recipes before the book is printed. And after the book is printed, all the recipes will continue to serve as an Android developer resource site.
4:30pm–5:10pm Wednesday, 07/21/2010
Chris DiBona (Google, Inc.)
In this lively discussion we'll give an update on the Google activities over the last year, including an overview of Android, Chrome, ChromeOS, Go and other releases. We will also present a milestone report on the summer of code.
2:30pm–3:10pm Thursday, 07/22/2010
Jesse Vincent (Keyboardio)
K-9 Mail is an open source email client for Android. It began life as a single feature fork of Android 1.0's core email client. Since fall of 2008, K-9 has seen several dozen contributors and a few thousand commits. Picking up Android from scratch can be somewhat daunting. This talk will give you a leg up as you start into your first Android application.
10:00am–10:40am Friday, 07/23/2010
Presentation: external link
At OSCON 2008, NPR launched our first API. Two years later, the API has grown tremendously and has become the centerpiece of NPR's digital strategy. Come hear how and why NPR has invested so much into API's, how people are using them, how they have dramatically improved our mobile offerings, and about our vision for open source.
10:40am–11:20am Thursday, 07/22/2010
Brian LeRoux (Nitobi Inc.), Filip Maj (Nitobi)
Find out what the buzz is all about! Learn how to use PhoneGap to build platform-neutral mobile apps with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Now's your chance to find out if the PhoneGap open source framework is the right technology choice for your mobile development projects.
2:15pm–3:00pm Tuesday, 07/20/2010
The Android platform and Scala language are home to some of the most exciting software progress in the greater Java ecosystem. Why not use them both together? The Android development kit's command line tools make the platform easily adaptable to a programmable builder like Simple Build Tool, while Scala's deep interoperability with Java ensures that nothing is lost in the translation.
1:40pm–2:20pm Wednesday, 07/21/2010
Justin Mattson (Google, Inc.)
Presentation: external link
Come hear tips and war stories on making fast, responsive Android apps. No more ANRs! Eliminate event loop stalls! Fast start-ups! Optimized database queries with minimal I/O! Also, learn about the tools and techniques we use to find performance problems across the system and hear what's coming in the future.
4:30pm–5:10pm Wednesday, 07/21/2010
Aaron Williamson (Tor Ekeland P.C.)
As Android is rolled out to more new phones, and as other open source mobile operating systems surface, mobile users are beginning to enjoy many of the same freedoms as desktop users. However, even the most open smartphones are locked down to one degree or another. This talk will explore the reasons -- legal, technical, regulatory, and economic -- that a truly open phone does not yet exist.

OSCON Blog posts tagged with 'android'

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