About this Course

Extending your app to Android Wear smart watches allows you to reach your users wherever and whenever they'd want or need your app. As you'll learn in this course, you can take your existing Android development experience and apply it to developing for Android Wear. This course will take you through getting started, application structure, and information sharing between the wearable and the companion phone or the cloud. We'll also give you the knowledge necessary for designing great user experiences for wearables including how to take advantage of the always-on display of Android Wear devices.

This course is part of the Ubiquitous Computing series. Designed as standalone short courses, you can take any course on its own, or take them all!

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 2 weeks
Skill Level
advanced
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Android Wear Development

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Course Leads

Wayne Piekarski
Wayne Piekarski

Instructor

Joshua Gordon
Joshua Gordon

Instructor

James Williams
James Williams

Instructor

Timothy Jordan
Timothy Jordan

Instructor

Prerequisites and Requirements

To get the most out of this course, you should have prior experience developing Android apps. If you lack this experience, please take Developing Android Apps prior to enrolling in this one.

To follow along with course activities, you must have access to the latest release of Android Studio.

We share code through Github, so you must be familiar with using Github to access code. Take our course on Using Git and Github if you lack this background.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

If you're already an Android developer, you're only a few steps away from being able to use your existing development experience to reach your users wherever or whenever they want or need your app. Take this course to learn how easy it is to extend your existing app to Android Wear smart watches.

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