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Creating mobile apps with Android Short Courses

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Currently Android platform tops 88% share of smartphone sales and works across more than 328 million Android devices shipped worldwide.

Why choose this course?

The Creating mobile apps with Android short course is a comprehensive, hands-on course for designing and deploying mobile applications for Android OS.

This is a step-by-step course that covers all steps from introduction to mobile development and the Android development platform to specific development topics related to the best features of Android SDK.

It is ideal for those with previous experience of programming in Java, who have completed the  Java 1: Object-Oriented Programming with Java, Part 1 and Java 2: Object-oriented programming with Java, Part 2 or have a good level of knowledge of topics therein.

The course takes place in our central London location, taught over 10 weeks in the evenings, allowing you to continue with full-time employment.

Course overview

The course focuses heavily on key development topics of Android programming such as user interfaces, threading, maps & location, services, sensors, media, networking, data persistence and more. You will get a comprehensive understanding of the Android development platform and will learn the skills required to develop and publish your own applications.

You will get to practice your programming skills throughout the course and they will eventually develop your own Android application to publish in Google Play.

What will I learn?

What will I learn?

Key development topics of Android programming such as:

  • User interfaces
  • Threading
  • Maps & location
  • Services
  • Sensors
  • Media
  • Networking
  • Data persistence

You will get a comprehensive understanding of the Android development platform and will learn the skills required to develop and publish your own applications.

You will get to practice your programming skills throughout the course and they will eventually develop your own Android application to publish in Google Play.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Successful completion of Java 1: Object-Oriented Programming with Java, Part 1 and Java 2: Object-oriented programming with Java, Part 2 or knowledge of topics therein.

Tutor information

  • Alexandru Cebotari

    Alexandru Cebotari currently works as a Mobile Engineer for a company specialising in medical apps, where he designs and implements software for Android and iOS platforms.

    He has a Bachelor's degree in Information Technologies and over four years of developing experience, building Android and iOS apps for MyToyota, Porsche; and currently myrecovery, where he is a lead developer in a project developing apps for both leading mobile platforms.