Droidcon India 2012

India's largest Android Conference

Moving from Activities to Fragments

Submitted by prajyot mainkar (@prajyotmainkar) on Wednesday, 17 October 2012

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Technical level

Beginner

Section

Specialized Topics

Session type

Demo

Status

Submitted

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Objective

This talk will demo the developers and designers about an overview of the Android Fragments. Android version 3.0, known as Honeycomb, introduced a new concepts called "fragments" and "Action Bars". Talk will focus on Android Fragment abilities and usage.

Description

When developing mobile apps, developers must understand their core user needs and workflows. Mobile apps must be dead simple and instantly usable, without any "how to's". Concept revolves around using the best practices in development. This talk would primarily focus on android fragments and implementations :

  • What are fragments and why would you want to use one?
  • To fragment or not to fragment
  • Pull to refresh from Activities
  • Creating own fragment class and using existing sub class
  • Fragment transactions
  • Demo and practicals

Requirements

None. Just that i would be showing live code demo's for participants so that they understand Android Fragments. If participants carry laptops, it would be great :)

Speaker bio

Prajyot is leading Product based organization, SPM Softwares & Designers based in India. SPM primarily innovates products on Android and CMS .

Prajyot is himself an android developer and has been mentor for various mobile app building strategy and initiatives around india. He heads the GDG Goa Android User Group and also regular blogger at various startup blogs across india in the mobile sector.

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