Beginners: Learn Android App Development - No Coding Needed
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Beginners: Learn Android App Development - No Coding Needed

A fun and FREE way to build Android apps today without the need to learn a programming language.
4.4 (793 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
24,437 students enrolled
Created by Jennifer Ashley
Last updated 7/2015
English
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Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have an overview of App Inventor 2
  • Build Android Apps with App Inventor 2
  • Have a better understand of app development
  • Test the Apps on your Android Device.
  • Download App onto Mobile or Tablet
  • Build a Game that can be downloaded and shared
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Requirements
  • You will need a PC or Laptop with internet access and Google Chrome or Firefox browser.
  • Google email account
  • Android Device (optional)
Description

Apps are here to stay – Most people nowadays have smart phones, and are always on the search for apps that can improve their day to day live and make them more productive.

Why not get your foot on the ladder and start exploring app development today, by taking this course you will be given the foundation you need order to enter into the fun and very lucrative world of app development.

I will teach you step by step by step how to build Android Apps with a free web based application called App Inventor 2. This is the perfect way for beginners to learn app development because there is no programming involved.

By eliminating the need to learn a programming language App Inventor 2 has made the world of app development obtainable to all levels of app developers from very beginners right through to the more advances there is so much that can be built on the platform.

If you have a PC or laptop with internet access and a desire to make your own apps then this course is for you. You don't even need an Android device because there is a build in emulator to test your apps on.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who would like to learn app development
  • Very beginners to development
  • Anyone who wants to easily make Android Apps, with NO cost
  • Anyone from any country with internet access
  • Anyone of any age or ability

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn a FREE and easy way to develop Android Apps
  • Step by step instructions
  • Learn as a beginner to build Android apps
  • Learn basic beginners apps
  • Learn to build a game from start to finish

The aims and objectives of this course is to give a foundation into the App development world with a hand held approach. Once the basics are learnt the possibilities are endless.

What are the requirements?

  • No experience or knowledge is required - everything is shown in this course!
  • Laptop or PC with internet access.
  • Google Chrome Browser (preferred)
  • Gmail account
Who is the target audience?
  • This App Inventor 2 course is designed for beginners wanting to learn a way to build Android apps without having to learn a programming language.
  • This course is NOT designed for experienced App Developers.
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
01:28:37
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Accessing App Inventor 2
1 Lecture 01:12

In this video it will show you how to access App Inventor 2

Accessing MIT App Inventor 2
01:12
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App Inventor 2 Overview
1 Lecture 04:40

This video will give you an overview of both the design view and the block view in app inventor.2

An Overview of the Design and Block Viewers
04:40
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Testing Your Apps
2 Lectures 03:31

This video will show you how to set up your Android device with app inventor in order to test the apps that you create. ****As of 30th June 2015 they have updated the companion so please make sure you have the newest version on your device or you may get errors****

Test Your Apps with Device
03:31

This is the information that you need in order to set up the App Inventor 2 emulator in order to test your apps.

Test Your Apps with Emulator
7 pages
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Quick Apps
3 Lectures 27:41

This video will show you how to make a quick push button app to get you use to the interface.

Quick App Number One - Button
10:39

This video will show you how to add an image and sound within App Inventor 2

Quick App Number Two - Talking Image
08:02

This video will show you how to get your app to speak.

Quick App Number Three - Talking Text
09:00
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Downloading Your Apps
2 Lectures 01:39

If you create an app that you like, why not download it to your phone so that you can have access to it when ever you like. You could share it among friends and family or even place it in the Google App store for everyone to have access to it.

Download and Share your Apps for personal use or to sell it and make money
2 pages

Use Custom Icon
01:39
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Drawing Apps
2 Lectures 07:53

This video will show you how to make a drawable app within App Inventor 2

Canvas Drawing App
05:39

This video will show you how to add a background image to your drawable app.

Canvas Drawing App Add a Background image
02:14
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Bonus App 1
2 Lectures 28:05

This video will show you how to create a simple game within App Inventor 2. Images can be changed to create a totally new game.

Android Game
27:17

This video will show you how to make the game go faster.

Speed Up the Game
00:48
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How to create a Splash Screen
1 Lecture 04:56
Splash Screen
04:56
About the Instructor
Jennifer Ashley
4.4 Average rating
787 Reviews
24,437 Students
1 Course
Business Development | Event Management | Entrepreneur

I am Jennifer, I am based in London England and have a First Class Degree in Business and Marketing. I enjoy all things business and like helping small and medium size businesses grow. If you would like any help or advise on anything to do with business including ideas, branding, marketing, feel free to contact me.