Skill Path

Build Basic Android Apps with Java

By the end of this Skill Path, you will have created your very own fully functional quiz game for Android Devices with Java.

Includes Java, XML, Android Studio, Wireframing, Layout Editor, Material Design, and more.

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  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    16 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Yes
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this skill path

Start this Skill Path as a complete Java beginner, and by the end, create your very own fully functional quiz-game application for Android Devices. More importantly, you’ll be one step closer to making the Android App of your dreams.

Skills you'll gain

  • Build basic Android apps
  • Write Java code and understand the basics of programming
  • Use Android studio

Syllabus

6 units • 13 lessons • 16 projects • 12 quizzes
  • 1

    Android and Java Foundations

    Get started with Android and Java

  • 2

    Wireframing, Java Variables, and Android Studio

    Wireframe your first app, learn about variables in Java, and dig into the Android Studio IDE

  • 3

    Programming Logic with Java

    Learn about programming logic in Java and continue to build the Unquote trivia game

  • 4

    Java Arrays and Loops

    Learn about Arrays and Loops in Java and continue to build out the Unquote game

  • 5

    Android App Development

    Really dig into Android development fundamentals by working with Android Layouts and Views and handling user interactions

  • 6

    Intermediate Java and Capstone Project

    Pick up more Java programming skills and complete your Unquote application

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