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Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

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Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
29 minutes to complete

Introduction

Welcome to the Internet of Things! Before diving into this course give us a chance to let you know what it is all about! We will walk you through a module by module outline that will give you highlights on the interesting aspects of the course.

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2 videos (Total 9 min), 2 readings
2 videos
Let's take a look at all our Modules!4m
2 readings
Get your resources in order!10m
Course 2 Slides10m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Terminology/Cheat Sheet (Beginner)

In this course, you will see a lot of new words and acronyms you might not be familiar with. If you feel comfortable with your knowledge of tech terminology, feel free to skip these lessons since they will not affect the overall integrity of the course. If you see something that you want to know a little more about, feel free to watch the video to gain insight on some basic concepts. We do expect you to know the majority of this material before going into the next module, we would recommend going through the lessons as a quick brush up.

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19 videos (Total 31 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
19 videos
Introduction to Lesson 140s
Acronyms (DragonBoard™ 410c)2m
Acronyms (General)1m
Frequently used Terminology1m
A look back at Lesson 158s
Introduction to Lesson 21m
High and Low level programming2m
Object oriented programming3m
C-programming (Systems/applications)2m
Root/Superuser1m
Levels of Abstraction1m
A look back at Lesson 21m
Introduction to Lesson 343s
UNIX1m
MS-DOS1m
DragonBoard™ 410c2m
A look back at Lesson 344s
Video Challenge!1m
3 readings
Module 1 Procedure document (supplemental doc)10m
The C-Programming language (Optional book)10m
More commands!10m
1 practice exercise
Module 16m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Board Bring up

The new and exciting DragonBoard™ 410c is now available! In this module you will get introduced to the new all-in-one board, get an overview of all its amazing features and find out how you can get one yourself. We will then walk you through the registration process, and how to get your board started up for the first time! By the end of this module you will know enough about the DragonBoard™ 410c to begin using it for the fun projects that are to come later in this course and in the rest of the courses in the Internet of Things specialization.

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20 videos (Total 55 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
20 videos
Introduction to Lesson 11m
About the Dragonboard™ 410c4m
Important Board Components6m
Technical Specifications7m
A look back at Lesson 11m
Introduction to Lesson 21m
Choosing an operating system4m
Purchasing your Dragonboard™ 410c2m
Registering with 96boards1m
Registering with Qualcomm® Developer Network2m
A look back at Lesson 21m
Introduction to Lesson 31m
Boot Configuration3m
Booting up your Dragonboard™ 410c1m
Android Developer Mode (Android Only)2m
Testing your Dragonboard™ 410c2m
Shutting down your Dragonboard™ 410c2m
Caring for your Dragonboard™ 410c4m
A look back at Lesson 31m
5 readings
Module 2 Procedure document (supplemental doc)10m
Qualcomm® introduces the DragonBoard™ 410c! (YouTube video)10m
DragonBoard™ 410c Feature Highlights10m
While you're waiting!10m
Optional Reading about the SoC10m
1 practice exercise
Module 210m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Setting up your Developing Environment

In order to easily communicate with your DragonBoard™ 410c it is essential to set up a developing environment. In this lesson we will talk about Android Studio as our preferred IDE (Integrated Development Environment), we will show you how and where to download it as well as walk you through the installation process on both Mac/Linux and Windows. As an Android developer you will need a variety of tools, these tools come bundled with the Android Studio download and are referred to as the SDK (Software Developer Kit). This lesson will cover accessing the SDK and utilizing the various tools it has to offer. ADB (Android Debug Bridge) and Fastboot are among the tools we will be using most throughout this course. It is with these tools that you will be able to access your board at all levels and make crucial changes needed for development.

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35 videos (Total 76 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
35 videos
Introduction to Lesson 136s
Android Development2m
Introduction to Android Studio1m
Android Studio vs. Eclipse1m
A look back at Lesson 11m
Introduction to Lesson 2a43s
Installing Java1m
Downloading Android Studio/Android SDK Bundle45s
Installing Android Studio3m
A look back at Lesson 2a57s
Introduction to Lesson 2b37s
Installing Java35s
Downloading Android Studio/Android SDK47s
Installing Android Studio3m
A look back at Lesson 2b50s
Introduction to Lesson 326s
Introduction to Git3m
Git Setup3m
Git Commands2m
Using Git with Android Studio12m
A look back at Lesson 341s
Introduction to Lesson 445s
Introduction to ADB1m
Update USB Drivers (Windows) -Please see reading6m
ADB Protocol1m
Using the ADB Protocol5m
ADB over WIFI6m
A look back at Lesson 41m
Introduction to Lesson 526s
Fastboot58s
Booting into Fastboot2m
Fastboot Protocol1m
Using the Fastboot Protocol1m
A look back at Lesson 51m
8 readings
Module 3 Procedure document (supplemental doc)10m
A little more (if needed)10m
A little more (if needed)10m
Git Cheat sheet10m
Update USB Drivers (Windows)10m
ADB Shell Commands10m
Fastboot Commands10m
Time for a video break (another video!)10m
1 practice exercise
Module 310m
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Top reviews from Internet of Things: Setting Up Your DragonBoard™ Development Platform

By ANDec 19th 2017

course will give you lots of information about dragonboard from basics ,also introduce to android studio and application .which is interesting to learn

By MMJan 24th 2018

Really have been a very helpful course. Many things I got out of this course.\n\nMost importantly being able to work with gradle is enough :)

Instructors

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Ganz Chockalingam

Principal Engineer
Qualcomm Institute of Calit2, UC, San Diego
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Harinath Garudadri

Associate Research Scientist
Qualcomm Institute of Calit2, UC, San Diego

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