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Developing Android Apps

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Google

Android Fundamentals

Nanodegree Program

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About this Course

Android Fundamentals blends theory and practice to help you build great apps the right way. In this course, you'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.

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Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 10 weeks
Skill Level
intermediate
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Free Course

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

Instructor

Sarah Spikes

Sarah Spikes

Instructor

James Williams

James Williams

Instructor

Lyla Fujiwara

Lyla Fujiwara

Instructor

Prerequisites and Requirements

This course is intended for students with at least 1 year of programming experience in Java or another object-oriented programming language (for example: C++, Objective C or Python). Udacity's Intro to Java is a helpful background if you're looking to refresh your Java skills.

You will be expected to download Android Studio in order to follow along with the instructors throughout the course. You also should be comfortable working with code on Github.

Access to an Android device is helpful -- but not required -- to complete the final project.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

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Why Take This Course

With over 1 billion Android devices already activated, Android represents an incredible opportunity for developers.

As 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's future.

By 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.

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