Adam Outler · Jan 20, 2013 at 01:00 pm

Free Android Development Tutorials

When I learned how to program Java, I sat down for about a month watching YouTube videos and reading tutorials trying to understand what I was seeing.  Because development is such a broad topic, and everyone thinks differently, one cannot have too many resources from which to absorb knowledge. This is why we decided to contribute to the development knowledge pool with our own How To Build an Android App series on XDA Developer TV.

Currently, Linux.com is hosting a multi-part series of developer tutorials aimed at teaching you how to learn how program an Android application. They are covering the details to include basic Java. Thus far they have released three parts:

Don’t forget to check out our own local Android development tutorials from XDA Developer TV as well.

Got any great sources to learn Android or Java programming?  Leave them in the comments down below!  Have you made your own development tutorial series?  Contact any XDA News Writer, and we will try to feature it.


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Good Games to Show off Graphics on My Phone?

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ITaaS – Identity Theft as a Service with FileThis

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Do You Prefer Physical or on Screen Buttons?

More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.

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