Whether you’re new to Gradle or an experienced Android developer, Java consultant Ken Kousen will help you get better acquainted with the Gradle automated build system. With “enough Groovy to get by,” you’ll learn Groovy’s relationship to Java and how it defines both static and dynamic variables. You’ll also build and run a simple Android app, test it, and modify it to add capabilities. The video includes:
In addition to learning how to build multi-module projects, you’ll also add an Android library project to a top-level project, and use it to access a web service and update the UI.
Ken Kousen, president of Kousen IT, Inc., is a technical trainer, mentor, and consultant in all areas related to Java, specializing in Android, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, Groovy, and Grails. He is the author of Making Java Groovy (Manning) and the upcoming O’Reilly book, Gradle for Android.