Google's open source Android OS is rapidly gaining in popularity for devices ranging from smartphones to tablets to TV entertainment systems and more. As an open platform, Android allows users to install apps via the Android market -- and that exploding user base is hungry for compelling apps.
This talk will provide an overview of the Android platform and ecosystem. We'll discuss a few issues in Android app development, including tips for avoiding UI gotchas and maximizing compatibility of your app across devices. We'll also discuss the Android market, the market's size, and general features. Please feel free to bring additional questions for the Q&A section.
IIT Rice Campus Room 103 201 East Loop Road Wheaton, IL 60187-8489Directions to IIT - Rice Campus in Wheaton
From the North or South: From I-355 (North-South Tollway), exit westbound at Rt.56/Butterfield Road and proceed west 3 1/2 miles on B utterfield Road to East Loop Road. Turn right onto East Loop Road (Phillip's 66 Gas Station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's and the new Chick-fil-A. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building. Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
From the I-294 (Tri-State Tollway), take the I-88 (East-West Tollway) westbound and follow directions "From the East or West" below.
From the East or West: From I-88 (East-West Tollway), take the Naperville Road exit. At the traffic light, turn left onto Naperville Road and continue north for 1\275 miles to Rt. 56/Butterfield Road. Turn right onto Rt. 56/Butterfield Road and proceed 1/4 mile to the first traffic light (East Loop Road). Turn left on to East Loop Road, ( Phillip's 66 Gas station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's and Chick-fil-A. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building.Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
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