Want to learn how to program for Android? Coding Green Robots plans to teach you just that.

Founders of Mobicartel, Matthew Patience and Greg Carron, have always been deep in the Android community in many ways from helping fellow Android lovers out with problems regarding app development (such as myself) to releasing some of their own great applications like Twitoc. Now they want to teach you!

Based out of the Yorkville Media Center in Toronto, Ontario, Coding Green Robots will be a series of lessons to teach anyone wanting to learn how to program apps for Android. This does including programming games for Android as well. These classes will be hosted bi-weekly from the Yorkville Media Center but if you are not fortunate enough to be located in Toronto have no fear, all classes will be broadcast live on UStream as they are happening as well.

You’ll be able to join in no matter where you are located in the world by watching on UStream and joining in the conversation. Don’t worry if you can’t make it to a classes either as all shows will be recorded and available for viewing at any time. So if you are looking to start learning Android programming, whether it is for games or applications, start marking off every other Tuesday each month on your calendars starting this upcoming Tuesday, Feb. 22nd from 7:30-9:30pm EST.

For more information you can check out the press release below and/or head over to the official Coding Green Robots website. Just another example of why the Android community is so great.


Coding Green Robots

An Internet Television Show teaching Android Development

Coding Green Robots is a new Internet Television Show that teaches Android Development for developers of all backgrounds and experiences. Matthew Patience and Greg Carron of Mobicartel Development are the hosts of CGR (Coding Green Robots) and are very passionate about what they do. During the two hour show we teach top notch development tutorials, provide open source code samples, discuss the latest Android Development news, and conduct guest interviews. The show is broadcast bi-weekly on Tuesdays and can be viewed live online, as a recorded episode, or you may even feel free to join the live audience at the Yorkville Media Centre in Toronto, Canada. To get more information about upcoming/recorded episodes or to explore our code samples and tutorial notes, please visit


Yorkville Media Centre
46 Hayden St (Yonge/Bloor), 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON, M4Y 1V8
Take the elevator to the third floor and its the room on the left.


Join us and learn how to set up the Android SDK and Eclipse IDE in an efficient way. Matthew Patience will be going through mini-tutorials on specific Android Views such as Lists, Tab Layouts, Form Widgets, and
Galleries. Greg Carron will go over basic graphics for Android Development including densities, sizes, and XML layouts. In the Development News portion of the show we will cover NFC (Near Field Communications) and its exciting future as a new feature of Android. As well we are excited to have Mark Reale of BNotions on the program for an interview regarding community evangelism, AndroidTO, and the Yorkville Media Centre. For those who are unable to attend the event, you will be able to watch live online at as we will be streaming the entire episode.

Note: There is no sign-up required for this session, we will be glad to pack the house for episode 1.

For future episodes please sign up at

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