Kotlin: Getting Started with Android App Development

Kotlin    |    Beginner
  • 14 videos | 1h 47m 27s
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Android application development remains highly relevant due to the widespread use of Android devices and the increasing demand for mobile applications. With the growing reliance on smartphones and tablets for various tasks, from communication and entertainment to productivity and e-commerce, Android apps play a vital role in meeting the evolving needs and preferences of users. In this course, you will embark on a journey to explore the essential concepts of Android development. You will learn about the four crucial components of Android applications - activities, services, broadcast receivers, and content providers. You will grasp the significance of the Android manifest file and gain familiarity with the fundamental architectural principles that will govern the development of robust Android applications. Next, you will learn how to set up and install Android Studio. You will create and configure an Android Views project and you will recognize the importance of selecting the appropriate Android API level to ensure compatibility and maximize the potential of your application. By exploring the various directories and folders within an Android project, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of their roles and functions. Finally, you will dive into the practical aspects of Android development by creating an Android Virtual Device (AVD) within Android Studio. This AVD will enable you to execute and evaluate your applications directly within the development environment. You will run your first application, fine-tune the layout, and manipulate the included resources, providing you with hands-on experience in developing apps using Android Studio.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Provide an overview of android app development
    Identify basic android app development fundamentals
    Recognize the role of the android manifest file
    Identify the principles of architecting android apps
    Recognize the role of activities in an android app and how they work
    Install android studio
  • Create an android studio project
    Recognize the android studio project structure
    Explore design views in android studio
    Run an android emulator
    Modify an app in android
    Explore layouts and widgets
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 4s
    In this video, we will discover the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 10m 10s
    After completing this video, you will be able to provide an overview of Android app development. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Application Development Fundamentals
    10m 8s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to identify basic Android app development fundamentals. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  The Android Manifest File
    7m 27s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize the role of the Android manifest file. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  App Architecture Principles
    8m 18s
    During this video, you will learn how to identify the principles of architecting Android apps. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Activities
    9m 33s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recognize the role of activities in an Adroid app and how they work. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Installing and Setting Up Android Studio
    7m 22s
    Learn how to install Android Studio. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Configuring the Android Studio Project
    8m 52s
    Find out how to create an Android Studio project. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Understanding the Basic App Structure
    8m 5s
    During this video, discover how to recognize the Android Studio project structure. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Exploring the Android Layout Editor
    6m 48s
    In this video, we will explore design views in Android Studio. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Creating an Android Virtual Device (AVD) and Running the App
    5m 46s
    In this video, you will learn how to run an Android Emulator. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Tweaking the App View and Extracting String Resources
    9m 15s
    During this video, discover how to modify an app in Android. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Exploring Layouts and Widgets
    12m 3s
    In this video, we will explore layouts and widgets. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Course Summary
    1m 37s
    In this video, we will summarize the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS

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