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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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This free course is your first step towards a new career with the Program.
Enhance your skill set and boost your hirability through innovative, independent learning.
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.
Access to an Android device is helpful -- but not required -- to complete the final project.
See theTechnology Requirements for using Udacity.
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.