Developing Mobile Applications for Android – Beginner


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Course Title Mobile Apps Development for Android – Beginner
Course Number 900-038-EQ
Platform Windows
Duration 35 hours
Emploi-Québec fee (taxes incl.)
General Public fee (taxes incl.)
Schedule October 17,19, 24, 26, 31 + November 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23 (last class 6:30-8:30 p.m.)
Dates  Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Prerequisites Basic understanding of object-oriented programming concepts and some experience with an object-oriented programming language such as Java, C#, or C++
Target Audience Software developers interesting in learning how to create basic Android applications using the latest tools
Instructor Reza Madabadi
Location Brittain Hall Bldg. Room: BH-408

NB. Certificate provided for all participants who have completed 80% of course hours

Course Description:

This course will provide participants with an overview of the Android development platform including the Android operating system, and Android Studio which provides everything needed to start developing apps for Android devices. We will begin with an overview of the Java programming language and the capabilities provided by the Android Java library. Next, the structure of a basic Android application will be explained and the many tools available within the Android Studio for creating an application will be highlighted. Finally, participants will learn how to modify and run preexisting sample applications and to build their own simple applications.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Fundamentals of Java and the Android API
  • Structure of an Android application
  • Creating a User Interface
  • Using the Android Studio and Android emulator
  • Working with sample Android applications
  • Building a basic application
  • Installing Android applications