Aakash Workshop IITB


I am engineering student of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and came to know about the Aakash workshop held here searching for details. Will you provide basic details about the Aakash Workshop IITB also provide list of some topics which were discussed in Aakash Workshop IITB?


The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is a public engineering institution located at Powai, Mumbai, India.

It is the second-oldest institute of the Indian Institutes of Technology system. IIT Bombay was founded in 1958.

Aakash Android Application Programming Workshop for Students

This Workshop is conducted by Team Aakash from February 23rd, 2013 to March 3rd, 2013

It is now well established that the quality of education can be improved considerably by proper use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), to supplement the conventional mode of education.

IIT Bombay plans to train participants on android application programming for Aakash tablets with two objectives.

The first is to test and enhance the effectiveness of these tablets for use in classrooms.

The second is development of new open source educational applications and contents for Aakash, largely through final year Research and Development projects done by BE/MCA/ME students at these Institutes.

Following topics will be covered in the workshop:

Android Apps Programming:
Getting Started with Android.
Setting up Eclipse for Android Software Development.
Android Building Blocks.
Layouts and UI Control.
Android Application Resources.
Introduction to Animation and Graphics.
Data Storage.
Web Application Development.
Publishing your Application.


Powai, Mumbai 400 076, Maharashtra, India
Phone: +91 (22) 2572 2545
Fax: +91 (22) 2572 3480

Working Hours
9:15 am to 5:45 pm (Monday to Friday)

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