October 20, 2014

Coding Green Robots: Internet Television Show by Android Developers, For Android Developers

Alright so you’ve finally heard enough about this Android thing and decided to look into developing your killer app.  Or maybe you’ve done some tinkering before but just don’t know how to take things up a notch.  What do you do?  We’ll tell you.  Check out Coding Green Robots, the new internet television show aimed at all levels of Android development.

The guys behind CGR , Matthew Patience and Greg Carron, may be familiar to some of you Android users as they are the team at MobiCartel.  They’ve been developing for quite a while and we feel good endorsing them on AndroidGuys.

The premise is simple: It’s a bi-weekly show conducted live at the Yorkville Media Centre (Toronto, Canada) and broadcast live on the internet.  Each episode centers around different components that go into creating great Android applications.

The very first episode, You Are Here,  kicks off Tuesday, February 22nd and is perfect for those just starting off with Android coding.  Hit the break for a press release and full breakdown of the premier show!

PRESS RELEASE

Coding Green Robots
An Internet Television Show teaching Android Development

Coding Green Robots is a new Internet Television Show that teaches Android Development for developers of all backgrounds and experiences. Matthew Patience and Greg Carron of Mobicartel Development are the hosts of CGR (Coding Green Robots) and are very passionate about what they do. During the two hour show we teach top notch development tutorials, provide open source code samples, discuss the latest Android Development news, and conduct guest interviews. The show is broadcast bi-weekly on Tuesdays and can be viewed live online, as a recorded episode, or you may even feel free to join the live audience at the Yorkville Media Centre in Toronto, Canada. To get more information about upcoming/recorded episodes or to explore our code samples and tutorial notes, please visit www.CodingGreenRobots.com.

Episode: #1 – “>You Are Here<”
Location: Yorkville Media Centre
46 Hayden St (Yonge/Bloor), 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON, M4Y 1V8
Take the elevator to the third floor and its the room on the left.

Description:
Join us and learn how to set up the Android SDK and Eclipse IDE in an efficient way. Matthew Patience will be going through mini-tutorials on specific Android Views such as Lists, Tab Layouts, Form Widgets, and Galleries. Greg Carron will go over basic graphics for Android Development including densities, sizes, and XML layouts. In the Development News portion of the show we will cover NFC (Near Field Communications) and its exciting future as a new feature of Android. As well we are excited to have Mark Reale of BNotions on the program for an interview regarding community evangelism, AndroidTO, and the Yorkville Media Centre. For those who are unable to attend the event, you will be able to watch live online at www.CodingGreenRobots.com as we will be streaming the entire episode.

Note: There is no sign-up required for this session, we will be glad to pack the house for episode 1.
For future episodes please sign up at www.CodingGreenRobots.com.