Mobile App Development: Building a Basic Android App

Android Studio 3.6.1    |    Intermediate
  • 15 videos | 1h 37m 39s
  • Includes Assessment
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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

  • 2m 30s
  • 5m 16s
    During this video, you will learn how to download and install the official IDE for Android app development, Android Studio. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating an Android Studio Project
    7m 25s
    In this video, you will learn how to create and set up an Android project in the Android Studio IDE. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Exploring the Project Structure
    9m 44s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize the different files and directories in an Android project and understand the purpose each of them serves. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Editing a Layout from the UI
    5m 6s
    During this video, you will learn how to define the appearance of one screen of an Android app by using the visual UI editor in Android Studio. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Adding a Virtual Device
    6m 29s
    In this video, learn how to install and configure a virtual device on which to deploy and test your Android app. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Running and Installing the App
    4m 26s
    During this video, you will learn how to launch an Android app on a virtual device emulator and how to interact with it. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Exploring the Layout File
    7m 46s
    In this video, you will learn how to modify the appearance of one screen in your Android app by editing the XML layout file. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  The Editable Text Field
    7m 30s
    In this video, you will learn how to add and configure a field in your Android app in order to receive text input from the end user. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Setting Constraints for Widgets
    7m 45s
    During this video, you will learn how to define the structure and positioning of different elements on one screen of your Android app using a Constraint Layout. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Fixing Hardcoded Values in Layouts
    7m 10s
    During this video, you will learn how to eliminate hardcoded data in your layout definitions by creating references to strings in a separate resource file. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Defining a Second Layout for the App
    7m 14s
    In this video, you will learn how to create an Activity layout that displays a value supplied by a user in a different Activity of your app. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Linking Two Activities
    8m 59s
    During this video, you will learn how to pass a message from one activity to another in an Android app. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Deploying the Android App
    8m 42s
    Learn how to deploy and test the behavior of your Android app on a virtual device emulator. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Course Summary
    1m 37s
    In this video, we will summarize the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS

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