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Advanced Programming in Kotlin

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Overview

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In this course, you will expand your Kotlin fluency by exploring the advanced concepts used by many Kotlin programmers. You will learn the more advanced features of Kotlin that are required to build a robust, functional Android app. Each week’s learning provides ample opportunity for you to practice and apply what you learn as you learn it. By the end of this course, you will have an array of advanced programming tools to help you engineer solutions for your future Kotlin projects, progressing you toward a better understanding of Android development. On successful completion of the course you will be able to: Implement an Android application with an Activity Implement advanced object-oriented features in Android Use mocks and fakes to perform unit testing in Android Use a Lambda expression to define a function as an object Use collection processing methods for multistep collection processing To be successful in this course, you require a foundational understanding of Kotlin programming fundamentals and of creating a UI in Android Studio. 

Syllabus

  • Kotlin and Android
    • Learn how to work with object declarations and experience how they are used. Develop your understanding of companion objects, classes and constant values. In addition, have a walk-through of declaring an object in Android and explore what is involved with implementing a function start for an Activity.
  • Advanced Object-Oriented Features
    • Learn how to add methods to classes using extension functions while defining and using extension functions in Android. Then explore functions for different kinds of collection processing using map, filter, and fold.
  • Functional programming
    • Learn about Lambda expressions, Function types, Higher-order functions and collections processing. Explore how functions can be used as objects, how to use lambda expressions to define functions as objects and how to define and use higher-order and repeat functions. Finally, exploited using collection processing methods with multistep collection processing.
  • Final project
    • Demonstrate your coding skills by upgrading and adding functionality to a Little Lemon menu app so that it can work with a list and can sort and filter. In addition, participate in peer reviews, and complete the final course assessment.

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