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Android

Adam Duffield
Adam Duffield
30,493 Points

How long will it take to make a simple 2 activity app for android?

Hi all,

I have an app to make in a month's time for both Android and IOS. A colleague is working on IOS and I am building it for android. The app is a simple sign in page that leads to a your signed in page, would you ike to sign out. And in the background data is sent to a website to inform the website that this user is signed in.

I have basic knowledge of android and intermediate for the Java language. Any rough guesses on how long this could take working 40 hours a week?

Also I would be interested to know the same for IOS just out of curiosity.

Many thanks,

Adam

1 Answer

Daniel Hartin
Daniel Hartin
18,106 Points

In all honesty if your fairly competent with android and java a simple http request in an asynctask shouldn't take you long to make. As long as the UI is fairly straight forward and the client doesn't have to do much error response handling from the API, I think you should be able to get this done in a day if not less.

I'm pretty confident I could get this done in a day. I've managed similar. You can pretty much copy/paste the code from the link below

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24399294/android-asynctask-to-make-an-http-get-request

Thanks Daniel

Adam Duffield
Adam Duffield
30,493 Points

You sir... have made my Day, Week, Month and Year all in one reply! Awesome! Huge thanks for this Dan.