Students’ ‘Tryst’ with Android

Published: 07th September 2014 06:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th September 2014 06:19 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: With the help of programming languages like Java, enthusiastic students have created some interesting Android apps at a two-day technical festival called ‘Tryst 2015’ conducted by IIT New Delhi at KBN College in the city on Sept 5 and 6.

As many as 94 students from various colleges in the city participated in the technical festival. Coordinator of the festival Prof. T David Johnson of the Department of Computer Science at KBN College said that the aim of workshop was to explain to the students how to make use of their subjects in creating advanced Android applications.

A researcher from IIT New Delhi Ankit Singh said that students had gained knowledge about various basic concepts like creating a new app, switching between activities, INTENT, SPLASH, creating layouts to particular applications and designing back-end operations using Java and front-end operations with XML. “This workshop will help develop the skills of students who are interested in making their career in software industry,” he added. At the end of the workshop, a competition was conducted for students in group events. The selected students can participate in the international competition to be held in March 2015 at New Delhi.

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