Android 101

, Senior Mobile Architect at Chariot Solutions

Sorry for the late notice on scheduling, this class will be offered by the Android Alliance of Philadelphia. Please RSVP at this link:

Note: A separate class may be offered if there is enough interest.


Join us this month for an Intro to Android Development session including everything from setting up your development environment to building your first app using Android best practices. This will be followed by a recap of two recent events: DroidCon Tunis and AnDevCon III.

This class is geared toward Android beginners and developers new to the platform. It will cover installing the SDK, making a hello world app, introduction to documentation, and a brief Java language overview. Goal: Walk away with a general understanding of the platform, be comfortable with your build environment, and know where to look for more information. 


6:00 - 6:45 Android 101: Beginner Install Session & Mingle (Meet & work 1:1 with experienced developers)

6:45 - 7:30 Android 201: 45 Minute Deep Dive (Corey Latislaw)

7:30 - 7:45 Event Report: DroidCon Tunis (Corey Latislaw & Jason Cox)

7:45 - 8:00 Event Report: AnDevCon III (Chuck Greb)



If possible, please install the tools ahead of time. Here's how to get started:

If you have trouble, please check out this or email the list.

An Android device is not required for these sessions, but is suggested since the emulator can be painfully slow! Instruction will be conducted with IntelliJ, but Eclipse is the supported standard.

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Corey Latislaw

Senior Mobile Architect at Chariot Solutions

Corey created the Philadelphia Android Alliance, a rebel army whose mission is to conquer Apple’s market share, and co-founded a start-up that builds apps for the greater good. She leads local workshops through the Android Alliance, SkillShare, and Girl Develop It and is passionate about spreading the love for Android and fragments.

Corey is on sabbatical to tackle the big questions in life and explore her interests. She is passionate about encouraging broader participation in the computing sciences, local food, the outdoors, photography, and living in downtown Philly.

In a past life, she worked at Chariot Solutions and helped many businesses navigate the world of Android. She also helped build the XfinityTV Android & iOS applications at Comcast Interactive Media as well as various security projects at Cisco Systems. You can find her online at

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