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Build Your First Android App with Java


Android phones and tablets are already the most popular mobile devices on the market today, and so are the apps that people make for Android. If you're serious about becoming an app developer, Android is a great place to start. Whether you want to make money building apps to sell, or make money building apps for others, this course will get you started in the right direction.

This course is aimed for who are eager to learn Android programming for the first time, as well as experienced developers who are new to Java or need a refresher course.

Basic knowledge of Java and Object Oriented Programming is recommended as a pre-requisite for this course.

Course Outline:

Setting Up Your Development Environment

  • Showcasing Social Notes
  • Introduction to Android Programming
  • The Model
  • The View
  • The Controller
  • Facebook Integration
  • Twitter Integration
  • App Publishing
  • Outcomes

    What you will learn:

    • Installing the Android SDK and setting up Eclipse for Android app development.
    • Creation and file structure of an Android project.
    • Using SQLite databases in your mobile apps.
    • Create professional User Interfaces such as menus, buttons and action bar menus.
    • Organize your code using the Model-View-Controller pattern and other industry best practices.
    • Make your apps social using the Facebook and Twitter SDK's
    • Add location to your app using the Google Maps API
    • Deploy your app and publish it to the Google Play store


    This course allows for self-directed work and does not require that you take a test. Apply what you have learned to your own projects.

    course quick facts
    course code DED7110
    cost $97.00
    estimated time to
    complete course
    20 Hours
    course materials
    365 Days