Android app development for beginners (with Kotlin)
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Android app development for beginners (with Kotlin)

Kotlin Android Apps Development (Beginner to advanced)
4.7 (63 ratings)
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Created by Beh Kh.
Last updated 7/2019
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn how to install tools
  • You will learn Kotlin for Android
  • You will learn how to develop Android apps
  • You will learn how to Implement 4 real apps
  • You will learn how to use database in your apps
  • You will learn how to publish your apps on Google Play
  • 1- Installing and Setting Up Tools
  • Introcucing tools (IDE + Android SDK + Emulator + JDK)
  • How to download and install required tools
  • Creating a new Android Studio project
  • How to change the font of code editor
  • What is an activity
  • What is androidmanifest file
  • Developing your first Android app
  • Attributes panel
  • Code completion list
  • Displaying a toast
  • Running your app on an emulator
  • Examining different parts of an emulator
  • Send sms and phone calls between two emulators
  • Enabling directional pad
  • Cloud-based testing
  • Installing Google USB driver
  • Enabling developr options
  • Connecting a real device to the Android Studio
  • 2- Kotlin _ Say Hello to Basics
  • Int data type
  • Declaring and initializing variables
  • Single line comment
  • var vs val
  • print() function
  • Floating point data type
  • Boolean data type
  • String data type
  • Type inference system
  • Naming conventions (Camel Case)
  • Data member and function member
  • dec() function
  • compareTo() function
  • Intellisence
  • Argument
  • replace(string) function
  • replace(char) function
  • char data type
  • toInt() function
  • toIntOrNull() function
  • NumberFormatException
  • toFloatOrNull() function
  • What is Null?
  • Kotlin Nullable types
  • Arithmetic operators
  • Operator precedence
  • Assignment operators
  • readLine() function
  • 3- App ( Tip Calculator ) + Android Basic Views
  • TextView
  • Seekbar
  • EditText
  • Button
  • Set constraints for views
  • Resolving the "Hardcoded strings" warning
  • Converting text to number
  • Working with seekbar's listeners (setOnSeekBarChangeListener)
  • Concatenating strings, variables and expressions with the + operator
  • Concatenating strings, variables and expressions with String Templates
  • 4- Kotlin _ Control Flow
  • If expression
  • If Else expression
  • Relational operators
  • Gutter area
  • Debugging the apps by using breakpoints
  • Transfer of control
  • How to check if a numbers is even or odd
  • Logcat tab
  • Toast messages
  • Statement vs Expression
  • lift out assignment
  • Any data type
  • When expression with arg
  • When vs If
  • When expression without arg
  • Combining concitions in a when expression
  • An app that determines if a number is prime number
  • How to hold a range of values (double dotted and in operators)
  • Using the when expression with ranges
  • Logical AND operator
  • Useful Android Studio shortcut keys
  • Defining range variables
  • 5- Kotlin _ Functions
  • Simple functions
  • Functions with Parameters
  • Functions with return type
  • Function signature
  • Parameter vs Argument
  • Userful Android Studio shortcut keys
  • Multi line comment
  • 6- Kotlin _ Immutable and Mutable Collections + Loops
  • Defining and initializing the Arrays
  • Using the arrays
  • Manipulating the array elements
  • Any data type
  • ArrayIndexOutOfBound exception
  • Data types and performance
  • How to define an array type explicitly
  • The second way of declaring and initializing an array
  • Iterating over arrays by using the for loop
  • Destructuring declaration
  • Iterate through a Range
  • How to get the numbers of an array elements
  • withIndex() function
  • Until keyword
  • listOf() function
  • mutableListOf() funciton
  • Array vs Collection
  • mutable vs immutable
  • 7- Kotlin _ Classes + Enums + Exception Handling
  • Declaring classes
  • How to create objects
  • Constructors
  • Iterating through an array of objects
  • Vertical selection
  • Property and method
  • Class header
  • Primary constructor
  • Declaring properties from the primary constructor
  • Class diagram
  • How Enums make things easier
  • Happy path
  • Try Catch block
  • Multiple catch blocks
  • Finally block
  • 8- App ( English Stories ) + Activities + List View + Singleton Pattern
  • Displaing data into a Listview
  • ListView click listener
  • How to creating a new Activity
  • Passing data between activities
  • Scrolling toolbar
  • How to set the start up Activity
  • FAB (Floating Action Button)
  • Snakbar
  • Singleton pattern
  • Private visibility modifier
  • Public visibility modifier
  • Overriding the functions
  • String controls characters
  • 9- App ( My Notes ) + SQLite Database + Activity Life Cycle + Action Bar + Alert Dialog
  • Set the Margin attribute for views
  • Designing SQLite databases for Android apps (Fields, Records, Tables, ...)
  • Extending classes
  • SQLiteOpenHelperClass
  • TODO() functions
  • NullPointerException
  • Check null values
  • Safe call operator
  • Not null assertion operator
  • Using readble connetions to read data from database
  • Using writable connections to write data to database
  • OnDestroy() funciton
  • Performance tune-up while working ith databases
  • Variables' scope
  • Up button
  • <Meta Data> tag
  • How to add menu to Action Bar
  • Working with Asset studio
  • Refactoring resource names
  • XML namespaces
  • match-constraint attribute
  • Hint attribute
  • Setting EditText text attribute
  • Changing the EditText focus programatically
  • How to check if an EditText is empty
  • Inserting new records into the database
  • Up button vs Back button
  • Activity life cycle
  • Navigating clipboard items
  • Refactoring functions
  • How to close an Activity programatically
  • Alert Dialog
  • Updating and Deleting records from database
  • 10- App ( Best Quotes ) + Recycler View +Card View + Intents + Guidelines + Unicode Characters
  • How to insert default values into the database
  • Designing layouts by using a Card View
  • Linear Layout
  • Image View
  • Layout Margin attribute
  • Writing a customized Adapter for Recycler View
  • Recycler View vs List View
  • Inner classes
  • findViewByID() function
  • Arranging and managing Recycler View items by using LayoutManager
  • Using the customized Adapter View
  • Passing functions in Kotlin as parameters
  • Guidelines in constraint layout
  • On item click listener for RecyclerView
  • Creating DB in memory
  • Explicit intent and Implicit intent
  • Ripple effect
  • Share data with other apps
  • 11- App ( Animating a Spaceship + Best Quotes ) + Animation in Android + Splash Screen
  • Alpha animation
  • Translate animation
  • Rotate animation
  • Scale animation
  • Companion objects
  • Creating Splash Screens by using Lottie library
  • Using third-party libraries
  • Assets folder
  • Application context vs the this keyword
  • noHistory attribute
  • 12- Publishing Your App
  • Parallex effect
  • Safe zone
  • Legacy icons
  • Adaptive icons
  • Debug key vs Release key
  • Signing the APK
Course content
Expand all 71 lectures 13:00:37
+ Installing and Setting Up Tools
7 lectures 01:16:59
2- Creating a new Android Studio project
07:42
3- Explaining an Android Studio project's structure
10:23
4- Designing your first Android App
12:18
5- Run your app on an Emulator
13:56
6- Enjoying the Emulator
16:57
7- Use a real device to test apps
08:41
+ Kotlin _ Say Hello to Basics
8 lectures 01:05:20
1- Data Types and Variables
08:11
2- Data Types and Variables - Part 2
10:14
3- Data Type Members and Function Members
10:48
4- Data Type Members and Function Members - Part 2
13:14
5- Kotlin Nullable Types
04:47
6- Operators
11:22
7- Exercise + Video Answer
04:36
8- Exercise + Video Answer
02:08
+ App ( Tip Calculator ) + Android Basic Views
7 lectures 01:03:41
2- Designing the UI - Part 1
17:26
3- Designing the UI - Part 2
11:38
4- Calculating the Tip - Part 1
10:52
5- Calculating the Tip - Part 2
13:25
6- Exercise + Video Answer
02:57
7- Exercise + Video Answer
06:01
+ Kotlin _ Control Flow
8 lectures 58:41
1- If Expression
17:58
2- Exercise + Video Answer
01:52
3- Exercise + Video Answer
07:25
4- Expressions vs Statements
07:22
5- Exercise + Video Answer
02:06
6- When Expresssion
11:08
7- Exercise + Video Answer
01:40
8- Ranges
09:10
+ Kotlin _ Immutable and Mutable Collections + Loops
5 lectures 35:18
1- Arrays
15:25
2- Exercise + Video Answer
01:31
3- Loops - Iterating Over Arrays
10:36
4- Exercise + Video Answer
01:24
5- listOf and mutableListOf
06:22
+ Kotlin _ Classes + Enums + Exception Handling
5 lectures 51:32
1- Classes and Objects
27:36
2- Exercise + Video Answer
03:00
3- Enums
05:53
4- Exercise + Video Answer
02:32
5- Exception Handling
12:31
+ App ( English Stories ) + Activities + List View + Singleton Pattern
4 lectures 58:56
2- Designing the Main Activity
16:56
3- Designing the Full Text Activity
17:07
4- Designing the Full Text Activity - Part 2
22:40
+ App ( My Notes ) + SQLite Database + Activity Life Cycle + Action Bar + ...
9 lectures 02:18:44
2- Designing the Database and UI - Part 1
08:55
3- Designing the Database and UI - Part 2
14:58
4- Binding listView From Database
20:18
5- Designing the NoteDetails Activity
22:07
6- Inserting a New Notes Into the MyNotes Table
15:35
7- Up and Back Navigation
15:13
8- Deleting and Updating a Note - Part 1
13:12
9- Deleting and Updating a Note - Part 2
21:14
+ App ( Best Quotes ) + Recycler View +Card View + Intents + Guidelines + ...
8 lectures 02:06:57
2- Designing the Database and Inserting Default Values
16:40
3- Designing the Card View
09:13
4- Writing The Recycler View's Adapter
22:16
5- Set the Adapter and Layout Manager
16:39
6- On Item Click Listener For RecyclerView
13:52
7- QuoteDetailsActivity - Part 1
18:01
8- QuoteDetailsActivity - Part 2
27:33
Requirements
  • No, tools are free
  • The concepts start from scratch
  • All you need is a computer
  • You even don't need an Android device. Because in this course, you'll learn how to create emulators.
Description

* In this course, you will learn how to write Android apps from scratch.

* No prerequisite is required.

* The obvious point about this course is that it is exercise-based to make sure you will understand and use the course materials correctly.

* Also, we will use the latest version of Android Studio, because it has many changes in recent mouths.


Who this course is for:
  • Everyone who thinks about an Android application idea and eagers to turn it into a business
  • College students
  • Those who wants to learn the newest programming language (Kotlin)
  • Android developers that want to update their knowledge about Android SDK