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Here is one important question Android developers ask while making apps: "How can I do ________ in Android?"
The following are versions of this question that we came across recently:
This course is a collection of such questions and their answers.
By the end of this course you will have mastered the ability to implement new Android features by reading a blog or article — this is a critical skill possessed by professional Android developers. As a result, you will also be able to use several User Interface components — like Toggle Buttons, Menus, Grid View and many more — that are central to making functional and delightful Android apps.
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In this lesson, we will highlight various important components of the Android User Interface (UI) — like Radio Buttons, Grid Views and several more — that will allow you to make highly functional mobile apps. We will focus on each UI component by trying to answer the question, "How do I use ________ in Android?"
For each question below, we will guide you to the best Internet tutorial that will offer step-by-step instructions on how to use the UI component in a new android app. Here is the full list of questions we will answer in this course:
Interactive Controls (about 3 hours)
Menus (about 2 hours)
User Input Events (about 1 hour)
Navigation (about 2 hours)
Layouts (about 4 hours)
Best Practices (about 2 hours)
Miscellaneous (about 2 hours)
Use the skills you have learned in this course to build an app that you will feel proud to share with your friends and family.
You will need to know the very basics of Android programming (Java) to be successful in this course. If you are completely new to programming, you should take Android Development For Beginners before enrolling in this course.
We will use Android Studio to build our apps, so you should have access to a computer that can run Android Studio in order to follow along (see Android Studio's System Requirements for details).
Access to an Android device is helpful, but not at all required.
Finally, the most important prerequisite is a willingness to learn new things, and belief that you can do this!
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Android powers over 80 percent of the world’s smartphones, and represents an incredible opportunity for developers everywhere. The next billion people coming online will interact with the internet for the very first time on a mobile device.
Building for Android gives you the best opportunity to reach these users and make an impact — both in your community, and on the world.
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