Learn the basics of Android and Java programming, and take the first step on your journey to becoming an Android developer!
This course is designed for students who are new to programming, and want to learn how to build Android apps. You don’t need any programming experience to take this course. If you’ve been using a smartphone to surf the web and chat with friends, then you’re our perfect target student!
Learning anything new can be tough. We will walk you through the process of making Android apps, but to get the most out of this course, you must bring your enthusiasm for learning, and budget time on your calendar to learn with us.
By the end of this course, you will have learned how to make your app interactive using buttons and changing text. You will have practiced those skills by making a basketball scores app, and you will have built a full coffee-ordering app.
If you’re curious about the road even farther ahead, these are the free courses that make up the Android Basics Nanodegree, in order:
Why Take This Course?
- Android Basics: User Interface
- Android Basics: User Input (This Course)
- Android Basics: Multiscreen Apps
- Android Basics: Networking
- Android Basics: Data Storage
If you're a consumer of technology, this course will help you to become a creator of technology. You are only limited by your imagination!
Android powers over 80 percent of the world’s smartphones, and represents an incredible opportunity for developers everywhere. The next billion people coming online will interact with the internet for the very first time on a mobile device. Building for Android gives you the best opportunity to reach these users and make an impact -- both in your community, and on the world.