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15th August 2014, 04:53 PM   |  #1  
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i already set up my environment and know all the basics eg am ok with hello world apps but now i want to write a messaging app like whatsapp.....am using jdk+eclipse+sdk+adt...
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Congratulations, so?
15th August 2014, 07:08 PM   |  #3  
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Start with basic android apps first to get an overview of your possibilities before go for a big app.
Whatsapp might look simple but it's pretty huge, not a beginner job.
18th August 2014, 11:19 AM   |  #4  
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Start from basics, brush up your java,

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19th August 2014, 10:14 PM   |  #5  
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learn using the whole android APIs (notifications , listeners, list views, data bases...etc), make some little apps and think of a big one then
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Only client, No server?
27th August 2014, 12:08 AM   |  #7  
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Maybe make it your goal to develop something smaller than Whatsapp for the start ... maybe a very simple app, which requires some sort of client / server communication, and consists of an Android client, and a server application running on a server, which can be reached over the network (of course the server application won't be an android app). Have a look at this:
http://www.compiletimeerror.com/2013...l#.U_z-uvmSzYx

After getting acquainted with that you will have to learn about some protocols like for instance Jabber (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XMPP, for icq or skype the specs are closed making things difficult). And providing such services on the server side can become even more complex. To handle potentially thousands of requests simultaneously, for instance the shared nothing architecture can be deployed, which handles requests in a decentralized way using multiple servers.
But for a simple chat program, which you'd like to implement just for fun, the above tutorial might be enough.
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Well i guess you should choice your architecture, Client/Server or phone to phone and so on.
Then you should choice how to exchange data, WS? It could be!
It isnt enought setup the enviroment!
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First learn java good. Than start with android examples.

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