“Workshop on Android” by Sh. Vijay Rastogi & Mr. Prabhat Kumar Sisoft Pvt. Ltd., Ghaziabad
April 18, 2013
In the series of organizing workshops for MCA Students, a workshop on Android was organized by CSI-Student Branch @ ITS & Department of IT on 18 Rastogi, Director, Sisoft Pvt. Ltd. along with Mr. Prabhat Kumar was the resource persons in this workshop. Sh. Rastogi Ji is having more than 20 years of software industry experience and was working in CSC, Noida as sr. Project manager. He has experience of developing real life applications and has worked on several projects. Besides industrial experience, Sh. Rastogi ji has provided his consultancy to several societies on IT education and delivered talks on emerging technologies in Computer Science and has been Chairman, Computer Society of India (CSI) – Ghaziabad Chapter during 2011-12.
While addressing the gathering, Sh. Rastogi emphasized on the usage of new operating system for mobile applications: The Android. He told about the origin and historical background of Android. He discussed about the various versions of Android in use these days and the naming convention of various versions. He enlightened us with the different architecture of Android and the differences between various versions of Android. He demonstrated the applications which he has developed in Sisoft and their usages along with the market of their products. He motivated the students that they can earn by developing their own applications, innovative ideas on Android while they are studying their course and encouraged entrepreneurship among students.
Mr. Prabhat Kumar discussed with the students how the applications can be developed in Android and what types of frameworks are required for developing the applications. He introduced the framework, to the students, which is used in developing the applications and told how it is to be used. He showed various applications which can be developed very easily by using only the framework. He also took a practical session of the students where students developed small applications and learnt the practicalities of the Android.
Both the resource persons informed that there are lots of job opportunities in Android & in mobile applications. People are making money sitting home and developing their own applications by implementing their innovative ideas and uploading applications in Android market.
Earlier, Dr. Rabins Porwal, SBC, CSI-Student Branch@ITS welcomed Sh. Rastogi Ji & Mr. Prabhat Kumar and introduced them with the audience. The talk was ended with vote of thanks to Eminent Resource persons, Invited Guests, participating MCA Students and the present Faculty members by the CSI Student Branch @ITS. This was, indeed, a true workshop on how to start developing applications in Android.