Course Title: 
Android Application Development
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Year Taught: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School of Engineering

'Android Application Development' is a course offered in M. C. A. (Master of Computer Applications) program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.

Menu, Dialog, List and Adapters

What is Menu?-Custom Vs. System Menus-Creating and Using Handset menu Button (Hardware)-What are Android Themes. What is Dialog? How to create an Alter Dialog?

List & Adapters

Database SQLite

IntroducingSQLite-SQLiteOpenHelper and creating a database-Opening and closing a database

Working with cursors Inserts, updates and deletes

Location Based Services and Google Maps

Using Location Based Services -Working with Google Maps

Multimedia Programming using Android Multimedia audio formats-Creating and Playing -Multimedia audio formats-Kill / Releasing (Memory Management)-How to associate audio in any application-How to associate video playback with an event


How to develop your own custom made Web browser -How to use WebView object in XML Permission for using the Internet-Methods for associated with ‘Go’, ‘Back’, ‘Forward’ etc

  • Mobile Apps Development, Anubhav Pradhan, Anil V Deshpande, Edition: I.
  • Android Application Development All in one for Dummies, Barry Burd, Edition: I
  • Teach Yourself Android Application Development in 24 Hours, SAMS Publication, Edition I