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Getting Started

Getting Started
Welcome to Training for Android developers. Here you'll find sets of lessons within classes that describe how to accomplish a specific task with code samples you can re-use in your app. Classes are organized into several groups you can see at the top-level of the left navigation. This first group, Getting Started, teaches you the bare essentials for Android app development. If you're a new Android app developer, you should complete each of these classes in order. If you think you might prefer to learn the basics through interactive video training, check out this trailer for a course in the fundamentals of Android development. Start the video course

Killer Game Programming in Java Killer Game Programming in Java is for people who already know the basics of Java. For example, students who've finished an 'Introduction to Java' course. The aim is to teach reusable techniques which can be pieced together to make lots of different, fun games. For example, how to make a particle system, first-person keyboard controls, a terrain follower, etc. If you don't know Java, then Killer Game Programming in Java isn't for you. Instead, have a look at my Java book suggestions. - Learn Dance Party Grades 2+ | Blocks Imagine a World C++ Style Languages: C++, Objective-C, Java, C# - Hyperpolyglot a side-by-side reference sheet grammar and invocation | variables and expressions | arithmetic and logic | strings | regexes | dates and time | fixed-length arrays | resizable arrays | tuples | dictionaries | functions | execution control | exceptions | concurrency | file handles | files | file formats | directories | processes and environment | libraries and namespaces | user-defined types | generic types | objects | polymorphism | reflection | net and web | unit tests | debugging and profiling General version used The compiler version used for this sheet. show version

New Programming Language Makes Coding Social Apps Easier While it takes just a few keystrokes and mouse clicks to post a tweet on Twitter or “friend” someone on Facebook, it may require thousands of lines of code to accomplish the task. Dog, a new programming language, could make it easier and more intuitive to write all sorts of social applications—anything from peer-to-peer question-and-answer sites to online dating. And because Dog incorporates natural language, this may make it easier for newbies to learn to code, too. Mozilla - List of Tutorials The links on this page lead to a variety of tutorials and training materials. Whether you are just starting out, learning the basics, or are an old hand at web development, you can find helpful resources here for best practices. These resources are created by forward-thinking companies and web developers who have embraced open standards and best practices for web development and that provide or allow translations, through an open content license such as Creative Commons. For complete beginners to the Web Getting started with the Web

January 2006 One more set of features that we need to learn, and then we get to go play. This is an important lesson -- we have reached the point where you can start doing some interesting stuff. So, just to get it under your fingers, there will be more than one assignment this time. Arrays Meet Android Studio Android Studio is the official Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Android app development, based on IntelliJ IDEA . On top of IntelliJ's powerful code editor and developer tools, Android Studio offers even more features that enhance your productivity when building Android apps, such as: A flexible Gradle-based build systemA fast and feature-rich emulatorA unified environment where you can develop for all Android devicesInstant Run to push changes to your running app without building a new APKCode templates and GitHub integration to help you build common app features and import sample codeExtensive testing tools and frameworksLint tools to catch performance, usability, version compatibility, and other problemsC++ and NDK supportBuilt-in support for Google Cloud Platform, making it easy to integrate Google Cloud Messaging and App Engine

Perl By Sam Hughes Perl is a dynamic, dynamically-typed, high-level, scripting (interpreted) language most comparable with PHP and Python. Perl's syntax owes a lot to ancient shell scripting tools, and it is famed for its overuse of confusing symbols, the majority of which are impossible to Google for. Perl's shell scripting heritage makes it great for writing glue code: scripts which link together other scripts and programs. Perl is ideally suited for processing text data and producing more text data.

Google's Python Class   Welcome to Google's Python Class -- this is a free class for people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python. The class includes written materials, lecture videos, and lots of code exercises to practice Python coding. These materials are used within Google to introduce Python to people who have just a little programming experience.

10 places where anyone can learn to code Teens, tweens and kids are often referred to as “digital natives.” Having grown up with the Internet, smartphones and tablets, they’re often extraordinarily adept at interacting with digital technology. But Mitch Resnick, who spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet, is skeptical of this descriptor. Sure, young people can text and chat and play games, he says, “but that doesn’t really make you fluent.” Mitch Resnick: Let's teach kids to code Fluency, Resnick proposes in this TED Talk, comes not through interacting with new technologies, but through creating them. The former is like reading, while the latter is like writing. New programming slang - Programming A question recently posted on asked for people to submit programming terms that they or their team have coined and have come into regular use in their own circles. Below are the most popular answers Yoda Conditions The act of using if (constant == variable) instead of natural if (variable == constant),; for example, if (4 == foo). Because it is like "if it is the blue – this is the sky" or "if that is tall – this is a man."

Everything you need to know about pointers in C Style used in this document This is regular text. This is a , some code, and some sample output. This is a line of code. This is output you'd see on your screen. Building Your First App The following pages teach you how to build a simple Android app. You’ll learn how to create a "Hello World" project with Android Studio and run it. Then, you'll create a new interface for the app that takes some user input and opens a second screen in the app. But before you start, there are two fundamental concepts you should understand about Android apps: Apps provide multiple entry points