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  • 6 Hours of High Quality e-Learning Content
  • Course aligned to latest version Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Develop 2 Android apps within the course
  • Downloadable Source Code
  • Course Completion Certificate

Course description

  • What is this course about?

    Android App Development for Beginners course ensures that you imbibe the basics of app creation in Android, and publish the apps in Google Play Store. The course covers all the concepts of Android basics, will take you through Android architecture, and provides hands-on training with 2 popular basic apps developed within the course.

  • What are the course objectives?

    • Gain thorough understanding of Android studio installation along with Android architecture
    • Build and  publish your own Android app in Google Play Store
    • Gain the expertise required to develop applications based on Location and Sensors APIs
    • Gain the knowledge & hands-on experience in using video, audio and photo capabilities in your app with Android’s robust APIs for playing and recording media

  • Who should do this course?

    Anyone who is keen on creating their own Android apps should go for this course. This course is ideal for every individual who wants to learn android app development basics and build a successful career in mobile app development.
    • Web developers looking to explore the basics of android app development
    • Aspirants and students willing to start their career in app development
    • Entrepreneurs or to be entrepreneurs willing to build an android app prototype by yourself

  • Why should I learn Android app development?

    Android is one of the biggest platforms for programmers today with its market share being more than 82% (Source: Gartner research). The demand for skilled app developers is high due to the paradigm shift of user behavior towards mobile. Additionally, all the new age companies consider mobile app as the primary platform for their businesses. Whether you are a student or an IT professional, this course is the best way to learn android app development if you want to get into the exciting career in mobile app development.

  • What are the pre-requisites for this course?

    You need to know the basics of Java/Programming to take up this course.

  • What are the apps that you develop within the course?

    Calculator: You will build a simple calculator app using which you can perform all the basic calculator functionalities like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

    Stop Watch: Stop watch app is one of the popular apps on Android which is being used by millions of people with Android. You will build this app within this course which is simple and easy to use as a practical timer for any task that involves timing situation.

  • What projects will you be working on?

    Media Player App:
    You will be working on an app based project – Media player app in which you have to connect with the music content in the device to read & select the audio to play. You should be able to pause the music as well and continue with new selection. Source code has been provided in the LMS for your convenience in completing and validating your project.

Course preview

    • Lesson 00 - Introduction to the Course 01:16
      • 0.1 Introduction01:16
    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to Android Development 43:39
      • 1.1 Introduction00:34
      • 1.2 Installing Android SDK and Android studio02:16
      • 1.3 Android Architecture07:48
      • 1.4 Key Features of Android 6. Marshmallow17:30
      • 1.5 Creating Android Project03:28
      • 1.6 Hello World App11:32
      • 1.7 Quiz
      • 1.8 Summary00:31
    • Lesson 02 - Android Activity and Intents 49:45
      • 2.1 Introduction00:28
      • 2.2 Activity Lifecycles07:00
      • 2.3 Gradle Overview03:04
      • 2.4 Intents16:19
      • 2.5 Supporting Different Devices05:40
      • 2.6 Action Bar04:03
      • 2.7 Debugging03:36
      • 2.8 Saving Data09:00
      • 2.9 Quiz
      • 2.10 Summary00:35
    • Lesson 03 - Layouts and Controls 54:04
      • 3.1 Introduction00:28
      • 3.2 Android Layouts14:00
      • 3.3 Menus06:42
      • 3.4 Input Controls04:23
      • 3.5 Settings04:17
      • 3.6 Dialogs03:36
      • 3.7 Toasts02:17
      • 3.8 Styles07:00
      • 3.9 Material Design03:45
      • 3.10 Widgets and Notifications02:40
      • 3.11 Drag and Drop04:26
      • 3.12 Quiz
      • 3.13 Summary00:30
    • Lesson 04 - List Views and SQLite 37:22
      • 4.1 Introduction00:24
      • 4.2 List Views07:40
      • 4.3 Loaders09:46
      • 4.4 Methods to manage SQLite Database09:46
      • 4.5 Quiz
      • 4.6 Summary09:46
    • Lesson 05 - Services 26:02
      • 5.1 Introduction00:19
      • 5.2 Android Application Threading Model06:45
      • 5.3 Broadcast Intents Converted03:35
      • 5.4 Bound Services03:28
      • 5.5 Creating a Bound Service01:45
      • 5.6 Android IntentService01:58
      • 5.7 Managing a Lifecycle of Bound Service01:03
      • 5.8 Communicating with Remote Service04:32
      • 5.9 AlarmManager in Android02:09
      • 5.10 Quiz
      • 5.11 Summary00:28
    • Lesson 06 - Content Providers 15:57
      • 6.1 Introduction00:29
      • 6.2 Content Provider Basics05:47
      • 6.3 Creating Content Providers00:54
      • 6.4 Calendar Provider03:30
      • 6.5 Contacts Provider04:53
      • 6.6 Quiz
      • 6.7 Summary00:24
    • Lesson 07 - UI and Fragments 14:19
      • 7.1 Introduction00:23
      • 7.2 Fragments03:59
      • 7.3 Dynamic UI with Fragments03:51
      • 7.4 Loaders02:21
      • 7.5 Task and Back stack03:17
      • 7.6 Quiz
      • 7.7 Summary00:28
    • Lesson 08 - Location and Sensors 19:02
      • 8.1 Introduction00:30
      • 8.2 Getting a Current Location02:41
      • 8.3 Using Maps with Location02:40
      • 8.4 Location Strategies01:50
      • 8.5 Sensors Overview06:16
      • 8.6 Motion Sensors02:55
      • 8.7 Position Sensors00:58
      • 8.8 Environment Sensors00:42
      • 8.9 Quiz
      • 8.10 Summary00:30
    • Lesson 09 - Multimedia Audio and video & camera 30:41
      • 9.1 Introduction00:26
      • 9.2 Media Playback11:18
      • 9.3 Media Router07:35
      • 9.4 Media Route Provider04:29
      • 9.5 Camera06:28
      • 9.6 Quiz
      • 9.7 Summary00:25
    • Lesson 10 - Introduction to Google Play 15:55
      • 10.1 Introduction00:20
      • 10.2 Goolge Play Services08:18
      • 10.3 Norms to Upload Application02:20
      • 10.4 Checklist04:34
      • 10.5 Quiz
      • 10.6 Summary00:23
    • App 17:16
      • App 1:Simple Calculator09:36
      • App 2:StopWatch07:40
    • Lesson 01 - Introduction 30:10
      • 1.1 Introduction00:18
      • 1.2 Lesson Objectives00:23
      • 1.3 Java Definition00:26
      • 1.4 Java Virtual Machine (JVM)00:34
      • 1.5 Working of Java01:00
      • 1.6 Running a Basic Java Program00:55
      • 1.7 Running a Basic Java Program (contd.)01:14
      • 1.8 Running a Basic Java Program in NetBeans IDE00:11
      • 1.9 BASIC JAVA SYNTAX00:12
      • 1.10 Data Types in Java00:26
      • 1.11 Variables in Java01:31
      • 1.12 Naming Conventions of Variables01:21
      • 1.13 Type Casting01:04
      • 1.14 Operators00:29
      • 1.15 Mathematical Operators00:28
      • 1.16 Unary Operators00:15
      • 1.17 Relational Operators00:18
      • 1.18 Logical or Conditional Operators00:19
      • 1.19 Bitwise Operators00:33
      • 1.20 Static Versus Non Static Variables00:54
      • 1.21 Static Versus Non Static Variables (contd.)00:17
      • 1.22 Statements and Blocks of Code01:21
      • 1.23 Flow Control00:47
      • 1.24 If Statement00:41
      • 1.25 Variants of if Statement01:06
      • 1.26 Nested If Statement00:40
      • 1.27 Switch Statement00:36
      • 1.28 Switch Statement (contd.)00:34
      • 1.29 Loop Statements01:19
      • 1.30 Loop Statements (contd.)00:49
      • 1.31 Break and Continue Statements00:43
      • 1.32 Basic Java Constructs01:09
      • 1.33 Arrays01:16
      • 1.34 Arrays (contd.)01:07
      • 1.35 JAVA CLASSES AND METHODS00:09
      • 1.36 Classes00:46
      • 1.37 Objects01:20
      • 1.38 Methods01:01
      • 1.39 Access Modifiers00:48
      • 1.40 Summary00:41
      • 1.41 Thank You00:09
    • Lesson 02 - Java Constructors 21:11
      • 2.1 Java Constructors00:21
      • 2.2 Objectives00:41
      • 2.3 Features of Java01:07
      • 2.4 Classes Objects and Constructors01:18
      • 2.5 Constructors00:34
      • 2.6 Constructor Overloading01:08
      • 2.7 Constructor Overloading (contd.)00:28
      • 2.8 PACKAGES00:08
      • 2.9 Definition of Packages01:12
      • 2.10 Advantages of Packages00:29
      • 2.11 Naming Conventions of Packages00:28
      • 2.12 Inheritance00:08
      • 2.13 Definition of Inheritance01:06
      • 2.14 Multilevel Inheritance01:15
      • 2.15 Hierarchical Inheritance00:23
      • 2.16 Method Overriding00:54
      • 2.17 Method Overriding(contd.)00:34
      • 2.18 Method Overriding(contd.)00:15
      • 2.19 ABSTRACT CLASSES00:09
      • 2.20 Definition of Abstract Classes00:40
      • 2.21 Usage of Abstract Classes00:36
      • 2.22 INTERFACES00:08
      • 2.23 Features of Interfaces01:02
      • 2.24 Syntax for Creating Interfaces00:23
      • 2.25 Implementing an Interface00:22
      • 2.26 Implementing an Interface(contd.)00:13
      • 2.27 INPUT AND OUTPUT00:14
      • 2.28 Features of Input and Output00:48
      • 2.29 System.in.read() Method00:19
      • 2.30 Reading Input from the Console00:30
      • 2.31 Stream Objects00:21
      • 2.32 String Tokenizer Class00:43
      • 2.33 Scanner Class00:31
      • 2.34 Writing Output to the Console00:28
      • 2.35 Summary01:02
      • 2.36 Thank You00:13
    • Lesson 03 - Essential Classes and Exceptions in Java 28:04
      • 3.1 Essential Classes and Exceptions in Java00:18
      • 3.2 Objectives00:30
      • 3.3 The Enums in Java00:59
      • 3.4 Program Using Enum00:43
      • 3.5 ArrayList00:40
      • 3.6 ArrayList Constructors00:38
      • 3.7 Methods of ArrayList01:02
      • 3.8 ArrayList Insertion00:47
      • 3.9 ArrayList Insertion (contd.)00:37
      • 3.10 Iterator00:38
      • 3.11 Iterator (contd.)00:33
      • 3.12 ListIterator00:46
      • 3.13 ListIterator (contd.)01:00
      • 3.14 Displaying Items Using ListIterator00:31
      • 3.15 For-Each Loop00:34
      • 3.16 For-Each Loop (contd.)00:22
      • 3.17 Enumeration00:30
      • 3.18 Enumeration (contd.)00:25
      • 3.19 HASHMAPS00:15
      • 3.20 Features of Hashmaps00:55
      • 3.21 Hashmap Constructors01:36
      • 3.22 Hashmap Methods00:58
      • 3.23 Hashmap Insertion00:40
      • 3.24 HASHTABLE CLASS00:16
      • 3.25 Hashtable Class an Constructors01:24
      • 3.26 Hashtable Methods00:40
      • 3.27 Hashtable Methods00:47
      • 3.28 Hashtable Insertion and Display00:29
      • 3.29 Hashtable Insertion and Display (contd.)00:21
      • 3.30 EXCEPTIONS00:21
      • 3.31 Exception Handling01:06
      • 3.32 Exception Classes00:26
      • 3.33 User-Defined Exceptions01:04
      • 3.34 Types of Exceptions00:43
      • 3.35 Exception Handling Mechanisms00:53
      • 3.36 Try-Catch Block00:15
      • 3.37 Multiple Catch Blocks00:40
      • 3.38 Throw Statement00:32
      • 3.39 Throw Statement (contd.)00:25
      • 3.40 User-Defined Exceptions00:10
      • 3.41 Advantages of Using Exceptions00:25
      • 3.42 Error Handling and finally block00:27
      • 3.43 Summary00:40
      • 3.44 Thank You00:03
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Exam & certification

  • Is there any certification exam for Android?

    No, there is no certification exam that is accredited for Android app development. Your published apps which depict your app development skills serves the purpose of real certificate.

Reviews

The trainer is excellent, he is very passionate about android, and always goes above and beyond to teach the concepts.

It's the best course for beginner developer in android.

I had an interest to publish Apps and had no idea about the app development. A colleague at work recommended this course as it was for beginners and I found the course to be informative, and it was set at a very comfortable pace. You can revisit the topics as well, and the course has a practical approach to help develop apps.

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I wanted to learn about Android Programming, and it was good that content is designed at a very introductory level. The basic fundamental concepts were explained in detail, it helped a lot as I had no previous knowledge in this field. I am now confident in this topic and highly recommend it to anyone who is new to Andriod App Development.

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All the factors involving the development of an app were covered in the course, so when I tried to create an app – these tidbits helped a lot. The course sheds light on the fundamentals and has a good practical approach towards the development of Android apps. As a new bee in this field, I have come a long way in development of apps. Thanks to Simplilearn’s course – highly recommend it.

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Simplilearn Courses are just so amazing! I have enrolled for the Android application development for beginners and the course has helped me build skills & learn new concepts in-depth. The Android course was offered free with the Java Essentials course. Talking about the customer support, Simplilearn a big thumbs up. Thanks a lot Simplilearn, things are now simpler for me.

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I highly recommend this course to all who want to learn the basics of Android Programming, especially if you are new to this field. The apps developed during the course helps lay a strong foundation and gives confidence when you try to create an app on your own. The strong basics helped me to learn advanced concepts, and even though I was new to Java, the java essentials covered here was beneficial.

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Although I was new to Android App Development, this course provided a solid foundation. I am really excited about the fact that, I developed an App in less than 6 hours! Keep up the good work Simplilearn!

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FAQs

  • What are the System Requirements?

    The below system requirements are to download Android SDK (Software development kit) and Android Studio so that you can gain maximum value from the course.

    Windows

    • Microsoft® Windows® 8/7/Vista (32 or 64-bit)

    • 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB RAM recommended

    • 400 MB hard disk space

    • At least 1 GB for Android SDK, emulator system images, and caches

    • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution

    • Java Development Kit (JDK) 7

    • Optional for accelerated emulator: Intel® processor with support for Intel® VT-x, Intel® EM64T (Intel® 64), and Execute Disable (XD) Bit functionality

    Mac OS X

    • Mac® OS X® 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.9 (Mavericks)

    • 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB RAM recommended

    • 400 MB hard disk space

    • At least 1 GB for Android SDK, emulator system images, and caches

    • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution

    • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6

    • Java Development Kit (JDK) 7

    • Optional for accelerated emulator: Intel® processor with support for Intel® VT-x, Intel® EM64T (Intel® 64), and Execute Disable (XD) Bit functionality

    On Mac OS, run Android Studio with Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 for optimized font rendering. You can then configure your project to use Java Development Kit (JDK) 6 or JDK 7.

    Linux

    • GNOME or KDE desktop

    • GNU C Library (glibc) 2.15 or later

    • 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB RAM recommended

    • 400 MB hard disk space

    • At least 1 GB for Android SDK, emulator system images, and caches

    • 1280 x 800 minimum screen resolution

    • Oracle® Java Development Kit (JDK) 7

  • How will I get hands-on experience along with the course?

    You will be creating apps within the course curriculum of Android App Development for Beginners and also learn how to upload the apps into Play Store that gives the hands-on experience required to explore the app ecosystem.

  • What are the modes of training offered for this course?

    Android App Development for Beginners course is currently being offered for online self-learning only so that you can complete the course at your convenience.

  • Can I cancel my enrolment? Do I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrolment. We provide a complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more, please go through our refund policy.

  • Will I get a course completion certificate?

    Yes, we offer course completion certificate after you successfully complete the Android App Development for Beginners training program.

  • What are the payment options?

    Payments can be made using any of the following options and a receipt of the same will be issued to you automatically via email.
    • Visa Debit/credit Card
    • American Express and Diners Club Card
    • Master Card
    • PayPal

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    Please join our Live Chat for instant support, call us, or Request a Call Back to have your query resolved.

  • How will I get my course completion certificate from Simplilearn?

    Your course completion certificate will be auto generated in the LMS once you meet the below criteria: 

    1. Completion of at least 85% of the eLearning course 
    2. Submission of project as per course requirements
    3. Successfully meeting the project evaluation criteria set by our experts            

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