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Poughkeepsie Chapter of the Association For Computing Machinery aaa ccccccc mmmmm mmmmm a a cc cc mm mm mm mm aa aa cc c mm mm mm mm aaaaaaaaa cc mm mmm mm aa aa cc c mm m mm MEETING NOTICE aa aa cc cc mm mm aa aa cccccccc mm mm Program: Solar System in your Pocket – Developing Android Applications Speaker: Sean Dague, sean@mhvlug.org IBM Corporation, and President, Mid-Hudson Valley Linux User Group About the topic: It started with a simple discussion after a local astronomy meeting trying to figure out which moons of Saturn we were looking at. This seemed like the perfect first Android application, building an astronomy simulator that would let me answer that question wherever I was. Little did I know that trying to do this would take me on a Journey through most of the major subsystems and interfaces in the Android SDK. This talk will take you along on that journey of writing your first Android application. It will touch most of the major concepts involved in mobile development for Android, and many of the interfaces you’ll need to write you first application. Most importantly it will give you a list of things *not* to do when developing for the mobile space. About the speaker: Sean Dague has been an open source software engineer in the IBM Linux Technology Center for the last 10 years. His spare time is split between the outdoors, amateur astronomy, and random bits of open source hacking. When: 7:30 pm, Monday, Jan 17, 2011 Where: Ulrich Room, Dyson Hall, Marist College Directions: Building 6 on the map at www.marist.edu/welcome/map.html Parking: Please park on the east side of Route 9, in the lot to the southeast of Dyson Hall. Cost: Free and open to the public Dinner: 6 pm, Palace Diner, 845.473.1576 Map and menu: www.thepalacediner.com All are welcome to join us for dinner. We thank Marist College for hosting the chapter's meetings. Refreshments are served after the meeting. For further information, email collier@acm.org or call 845.522.1971. P - L - E - A - S - E P - O - S - T

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