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Mobile Applications


MC Creating Android Apps in Java NEW
Mark Meretzky, New York University
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 8:30am

Join Mark Meretzky to learn how to create Android apps using the Eclipse IDE on Mac, PC, or Linux. The apps Mark demonstrates are composed of objects written in Java, plus a screen layout in XML. Find out how the Java code manipulates the XML to present a user interface including buttons, sliders, and other widgets. Draw text and graphics, respond to a touch or keystroke, and recognize a swipe or pinch. Three important design patterns involve views, which are visible areas on the screen. (1) A listener is an object whose methods are called in response to a stimulus.

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TB Testing Mobile Apps—From All Angles
Randy Rice, Rice Consulting Services, Inc.
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 8:30am

As the need for testing mobile apps increases, so does the need to understand and apply test practices that cover more than just functional correctness. Randy Rice leads you through techniques for designing the right tests for your mobile applications, whether they are on the device or on a website. Learn how to know which items of functionality are important to test based on relative risk. Randy presents his visual method of how to rank important attributes including usability, compatibility, accessibility, and security, and then how to design tests for them.

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