About this Course
This course introduces you to the design and implementation of Android applications for mobile devices. You will develop an app from scratch, assuming a basic knowledge of Java, and learn how to set up Android Studio, work with various Activities and create simple user interfaces to make your apps run smoothly.
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100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Clock

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
Clock
8 hours to complete

Android Platform and Development Environment

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Reading
4 videos (Total 62 min), 3 quizzes
Video4 videos
Introduction to the Android Platform18m
The Android Development Environment - Part 120m
The Android Development Environment - Part 212m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Android Platform and Development Environment32m

2

Section
Clock
4 hours to complete

Application Fundamentals and the Activity Class

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Reading
7 videos (Total 61 min), 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
Application Fundamentals - Part 211m
The Activity Class - Part 114m
The Activity Class - Part 214m
Introduction to Amazon Guest Lecture - AppStores and Free Ebook2m
Introduction to Amazon Guest Lecture - App Monetization0m
Preview - Programming Mobile Services for Android Handheld Systems2m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Application Fundamentals and the Activity Class26m

3

Section
Clock
10 hours to complete

Intents, Permissions, and Fragments

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Reading
5 videos (Total 60 min), 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
The Intent Class - Part 210m
Permissions12m
The Fragment Class - Part 111m
The Fragment Class - Part 216m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Intents, Permissions, and Fragments18m

4

Section
Clock
4 hours to complete

User Interface Classes

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Reading
5 videos (Total 68 min), 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
User Interface Classes - Part 215m
User Interface Classes - Part 318m
User Interface Classes - Part 414m
Part 1 Closing1m
Quiz1 practice exercises
User Interface Classes16m

5

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Build From Scratch Assignment

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Reading
1 quiz
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83%

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Top Reviews

By DSSep 5th 2016

A great course to take because the useful and simple explanations made by prof. Porter. The course gives us the first steps to be android developers in a fun an simple way. Excellent Course.

By EGJun 2nd 2016

Very good courser, not for beginners certainly. Funny videos and easy to understand and gives you asignments that let you think about it and research so you understand better the assignments

Instructor

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