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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by notthesameguy, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. notthesameguy

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    So I can make millions of dollars?

    No I just want to do it for fun, and to know how. Are there any specific books someone can point to, or any online courses? Where can I find info on creating apps, geared to the ignorant as I am not a programmer.

    Thanks!
     

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    Books, take a class at a college, read tutorials online, etc. Many ways to learn.
     
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    Go to college need money bro....learn from online ...where head ...where tail...dont know...like me....l work with xml but dont know to modified that thing....can someone mr.javascript provied easy way...to...heaven not to hell....i like copy and paste...how about you do some javascript for us so that we can be dr.feelgood...motley crue..wow...long time not hear motley crue....kepishhh :)
     
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    You can get information directly from Google's developer site. You could sign up for their app inventor program, too. But your best bet is to have formal training from an accredited school.

    As for the million...

    "Being an overnight success is easy, all it takes is ten years of hard work."

    --Thomas Alva Edison.
     
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    It will take a bit of work, but if you stick to it...

    Learn Java - The Android SDK is based on the Java programming language. Get a passing knowledge of Java, and writing for Android is an easy jump.

    After that, put some work into learning openGL if you wish to work heavily with graphics, especially 3D graphics.

    Once you feel any kind of confidence in your practice of Java and writing Android apps. It would behoove you to start working on learning C/C++. But don't jump in too early, you really don't need it for writing android apps until you find yourself needing to develop some really advanced apps that can be extremely processor intensive (like flight simulators that need their own physics engine).
     
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    Thanks - that's exactly what I needed!
     

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