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Developing Android Apps

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Android Fundamentals

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About this Course

\u003cp\u003eAndroid Fundamentals blends theory and practice to help you build great apps the right way. In this course, you\u0026#39;ll work with instructors, step-by-step, to build an Android app, and learn best practices of mobile development in general and Android development in particular.\u003c/p\u003e \u003ch4\u003e\u003ca href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.udacity.android"\u003eDownload Udacity\u0026#39;s Android app\u003c/a\u003e to keep learning wherever you go!\u003c/h4\u003e
Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 10 weeks
Skill Level
intermediate
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Developing Android Apps

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Course Leads

Reto Meier

Reto Meier

Instructor

Katherine Kuan

Katherine Kuan

Instructor

Dan Galpin

Dan Galpin

Instructor

Alexander Lucas

Alexander Lucas

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Sarah Spikes

Sarah Spikes

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James Williams

James Williams

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Lyla Fujiwara

Lyla Fujiwara

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Prerequisites and Requirements

\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThis course is intended for students with at least 1 year of programming experience in Java or another object-oriented programming language\u003c/strong\u003e (for example: C++, Objective C or Python). Udacity\u0026#39;s \u003ca href="https://www.udacity.com/course/object-oriented-programming-in-java--ud283" target="_blank"\u003eIntro to Java\u003c/a\u003e is a helpful background if you\u0026#39;re looking to refresh your Java skills.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp\u003eYou will be expected to download \u003ca href="http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/studio.html" target="_blank"\u003eAndroid Studio\u003c/a\u003e in order to follow along with the instructors throughout the course. You also should be comfortable working with code on \u003ca href="http://www.github.com" target="_blank"\u003eGithub\u003c/a\u003e. \u003c/p\u003e \u003cp\u003eAccess to an Android device is helpful -- but not required -- to complete the final project.\u003c/p\u003e

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Why Take This Course

\u003cp\u003eWith over 1 billion Android devices already activated, Android represents an incredible opportunity for developers.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp\u003eAs Android continues to grow beyond smartphones, it will become the brains behind invisible, ubiquitous cloud-connected computing. The skills you learn in this course will help you build awesome apps for smartphones and tablets today, and propel you towards exciting opportunities in Android\u0026#39;s future.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp\u003eBy the end of this course, you’ll build a cloud-connected Android app, and understand the tools, principles, and patterns that underlie all Android development. You’ll understand the challenges associated with developing for the mobile environment (and how to overcome them), learn how to build a great user experience for Android devices, and apply this knowledge to your own projects.\u003c/p\u003e
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