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Galileo University

Professional Android App Development

Galileo University via edX

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Learn mobile application development on the Android platform by acquiring strong knowledge of Android SDK and different versions of Android. You will gain familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services and will practice with Genymotion emulator.

As a part of this course, you will create widgets, customize list views and create 5 applications using Facebook, Twitter, maps & location based services. You will test Android-based mobile applications using Android testing tools such as Mockito.

This Android course is taught by a group of Google Developer Experts and other industry professionals, who develop innovative mobile apps .

This course is part of the GalileoX Android Developer MicroMasters Program that is specifically designed to teach the critical skills needed to be successful in this exciting field and to prepare you to take the Google Associate Android Developer Certification exam. In order to qualify for the MicroMasters Credential you will need to earn a Verified Certificate in each of the four courses as well as Final Project.


Lesson 1

  • Android Architecture
  • Android Architecture (Implementation)
  • About Firebase
  • User Interface (UI)
  • Libraries
  • Working with my App
  • Setup Description
  • Chat Login
  • Contact List
  • Add Contact
  • Chat

Lesson 2

  • Dart and Henson (Tutorial)
  • Dependency Injection
  • User Interface (UI)
  • Working with my App
  • Twitter Kit (Tutorial)
  • TwitterClient Setup, Domain, Libs
  • TwitterClient Login
  • TwitterClient Main
  • TwitterClient Images
  • TwitterClient Hashtags
  • Navigation Drawer (Tutorial)
  • Firebase Cloud Messaging (Tutorial)

Lesson 3

  • Libraries
  • API
  • User Interface (UI)
  • Working with my App
  • Facebook SDK (Tutorial)
  • FacebookRecipes Setup, Domain, Libs
  • FacebookRecipes Login
  • Volley, Retrofit 2 and OkHTTP
  • FacebookRecipes RecipeMain
  • GreenDAO, ORMLite and SugarORM
  • FacebookRecipes RecipeList
  • Realm

Lesson 4

  • Maps
  • Camera
  • Working with my App
  • PhotoFeed Setup, Domain, Libs
  • Firebase DB Rules
  • PhotoFeed Login
  • PhotoFeed Main Activity
  • Open Street Maps (Google maps alternative)
  • Take pick photo
  • Map-Fragment

Lesson 5

  • Testing
  • Libraries
  • Setup
  • Testing API
  • MockWebServer (Tutorial)
  • RecipeMain
  • RecipeList
  • Advanced Espresso
  • Firebase Test Lab

Taught by

Adrián Catalán (GDE)


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  • Anonymous
    I love the methodology edx. Has adopted. The video lectures are amazing up to date. They also give content and helpful links to practice the concepts. This course motivated me to hustle and gave me a new perspective about Android development . It's rigorous you have to study hard. I'm amazed that how online education can transform learning and reach so many people. Hats off to the teachers.

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