Lab 4: Favorite Twitter Searches App ( Due 20 Feb 2013 )

The purpose of this lab is to design an Android App that will allow users to save Twitter search strings with user generated tag names so that the users can easily follow tweets on the topics of their choice. With this app you will be learning the following technologies on the Android platform:

Realize that the instructions in the book is for an older version of eclipse and android api. One of the challenges that you will have to face is to map the older features mentioned in the instructions to the newer features of both eclipse and the android platform.

After you finish, please demonstrate to Tong Zhao what you have achieved. You will then write a report that will have the following format

  Lab 4: Favorite Twitter Searches App

  Date:

  Students' Names:

  Techniques Learned in the Lab:

  Problems Encountered:

  Solutions to those Problems:

  Enhancements to the Lab:

The enhancements should not be suggestions on the instructions in the lab but how to use the techniques learned in extending the functionalities of the app.

The report will be a Microsoft Word document called Lab_4.doc. You will submit the document through the turnin system by 11 pm Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013. There needs to be just one copy of the report for each pair of students.

You will also post on Piazza the last three items in your report - Problems, Solutions, and Enchancements by the above deadline.