Android App Development
Android is a Linux-based mobile operating system for mobile phones developed by Google. After completing all of the Android app development courses, you will have a firm foundation on building Android apps.
This course is series of free Android app development lessons developed and administered by Udacity.com. You will need a free Udacity.com account. The Web Academy will be your guide as you navigate these lessons.
Basic computer literacy and understanding how to navigate a Windows is required.
An up-to-date version of Chrome is strongly recommended.
We also support the latest versions of Firefox, Safari, Opera and Microsoft Edge.
At this time, mobile browsers are not supported, but you can download our iOS or Android Apps to view courses on the go.
Download: 2+ Mbps recommended; minimum 1 Mbps.
Upload: 0.5 Mbps.
PC: Windows XP or higher with latest updates installed (note: Internet Explorer 8 is not supported).
Ability to watch YouTube videos is required. If YouTube is blocked on your network, please contact your IT support or internet provider.
If you do not use the HTML5 player, or are using Internet Explorer, you will need Adobe Flash Player v11 or above.
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Sign up for Google account here.
If you have a Gmail or YouTube account, that same login can be used to access all of Google’s features.
You can expect to spend 10 hours per week on lectures and assignments. It will take about 1 year to complete all of the lessons.
- Intro to Computer Science (optional)(16 weeks)
- Android Development for Beginners (4 weeks)
- Android Basics: User Input (4 weeks)
- Android Basics: Multiscreen Apps (8 weeks)
- Android Basics: Networking (5 weeks)
- Android Basics: Data Storage (8 weeks)
- Intro to Java (6 weeks)
- Developing Android Apps (1 week)
- Advanced Android App Development (6 weeks)
- Material Design for Android Developers (4 weeks)
- Gradle for Android and Java (6 weeks)
- Lectures 11
- Quizzes 0
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 8
- Assessments Yes