Mobile App Development: Building a Basic Android App

Android Studio 3.6.1    |    Intermediate
  • 15 Videos | 1h 44m 9s
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The best way to learn Android application development is to get hands-on practice. In this course, you'll learn how to create a simple app and go through all the steps involved to create the project. You'll then examine how to define the appearance and logic of the app, as well as how to deploy and test it on a virtual device emulator.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    download and install the official IDE for Android app development - Android Studio
    create and setup an Android project in the Android Studio IDE
    recognize the different files and directories in an Android project and the purpose each of them serves
    define the appearance of one screen of an Android app by using the visual UI editor in Android Studio
    install and configure a virtual device on which to deploy and test your Android app
    launch an Android app on a virtual device emulator and interact with it
    modify the appearance of one screen in your Android app by editing the XML layout file
  • add and configure a field in your Android app in order to receive text input from the end user
    define the structure and positioning of different elements on one screen of your Android app using a ConstraintLayout
    eliminate hardcoded data in your layout definitions by creating references to strings in a separate resource file
    create an Activity layout that displays a value supplied by a user in a different Activity in your app
    pass a message from one Activity to another in an Android app
    deploy and test the behavior of your Android app on a virtual device emulator
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    2m 30s
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    2. 
    Installing Android Studio
    5m 16s
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    3. 
    Creating an Android Studio Project
    7m 25s
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    4. 
    Exploring the Project Structure
    9m 44s
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    5. 
    Editing a Layout from the UI
    5m 6s
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    6. 
    Adding a Virtual Device
    6m 29s
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    7. 
    Running and Installing the App
    4m 26s
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    8. 
    Exploring the Layout File
    7m 46s
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    9. 
    The Editable Text Field
    7m 30s
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    10. 
    Setting Constraints for Widgets
    7m 45s
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    11. 
    Fixing Hardcoded Values in Layouts
    7m 10s
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    12. 
    Defining a Second Layout for the App
    7m 14s
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    13. 
    Linking Two Activities
    8m 59s
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    14. 
    Deploying the Android App
    8m 42s
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    15. 
    Course Summary
    1m 37s

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