Java Programming for Mobile Developers

Learn the basics of Java programming to kickstart your development in mobile technologies.
4.3 (71 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.
8,259 students enrolled
Take This Course
  • Lectures 38
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works


Find online courses made by experts from around the world.


Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.


Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description


This course teaches Java programming from the ground up.

The Java language is in use in from everything to mobile phones to Blu-Ray players, and many web sites depend on Java to deliver content to their visitors.

It is most importantly a portable language, meaning that programs written in Java on one platform can be easily moved (or ported) to many other platforms without changing the code.

What you will learn

In the course, we concentrate on teaching the skills you'll need to start programming useful apps in Java. This course was created in response to a need for a precursor to our Android development courses, but anyone wanting to learn Java will benefit from the training offered.

Java is a huge topic, and learning Java is an ongoing pursuit. Our aim in this course is to teach you the basic skills that you will need, along with a solid foundation of object oriented programming techniques.

Part 1 - Introduction

Overview, Getting Java, Installing IntelliJ Idea, Running IntelliJ Idea

Part 2 - Classes and Objects

Basic information, The Main Class, Program output, User input, Properties, classes and objects, data types, modifiers (public, private, static, final, etc.), Methods, Classes and subclasses, Extra 2: final classes, method syntax, getters and setters, class properties and methods, Conditionals and Loops, Interfaces, What is an interface?, Declaration and use, Casting discussion, Interface example – downcasting from Object,

Part 3 - Composite types

Arrays, overview, declaring and using, methods of the array type, loops, Collections, Collection, Lists, especially ArrayList, Map, HashMap, converting collections to and from arrays, collection utility methods


Some experience with or exposure to a programming language such as C is helpful, but not required. You will need a desktop or laptop computer capable of running the JDK and IntelliJ IDEA. The most important thing you will need is a willingness to learn

What are the requirements?

  • We assume you have some basic knowledge of programming.
  • Some knowledge Programming language of C is helpful but not required
  • You will need a PC with capability to run JDK and IntelliJ IDEA

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Become Java Programming Master
  • You will acquire the skills to program some useful apps in Java
  • You will learn basic skills along with good foundation of Object Oriented Programming technique

Who is the target audience?

  • Newbies who wants to learn the basic of Java or those who need refresher
  • Anyone wants to learn Java will benefit from this course

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Java
Downloading Java
Downloading Intelli J IDEA
IntelliJ IDEA Overview
Section 2: Basic Information
The Main Class Demo
Output Demo
Input Demo
Preview of Classes, Finding Information about a Class
Section 3: Properties
Classes and Objects Demo
Data Types Demo
Modifiers Demo
Section 4: Methods in Java
Class Modifiers and Subclass
Final Classes
Method syntax, getters and setters
Static Properties and Methods
Section 5: Conditionals and Loops
If Statement
if and else Statements
Switch Statements
while and do loops in Java
Infinite loops in Java
For Loops in Java
Section 6: Interfaces in Java
What is an Interface?
Declaring and Using Interfaces
Interface Example using downcasting from Object
Section 7: Arrays - Composite Types
Overview of Arrays
Declaring and Using Arrays
Some Useful Methods of the Arrays Class
Using the for-each (for-in) loop
Section 8: Arrays - Collections
Collections, ArrayList Discussion
Demo of Array Lists
HashMaps Discussion
Demo of Hash Maps
Section 9: Mobile - Installation of Java and Developer Tools
Android Applications Overview
A Simple Hello World App
The Activity Lifecycle
Activity Lifecycle Demo
4 pages

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

EDUmobile Academy, Programming Made Easy

EDUmobile Academy develops high quality video training courses around topics in mobile development including iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Java, Responsive Web Design and other emerging technologies.

Every course is created by an expert developer AND a trained mentor in the area of expertise.

Each course undergoes a rigorous planning, review and an internal quality check phase - to ensure that the teaching is of highest standards available online.

EDUmobile Academy was founded in 2008 when smart phones were just emerging into the market. Founder Vishal Lamba is experienced in multiple areas of digital design, mobile development and design, web technologies and digital marketing. He has a mathematics and computer science degree from Lawrence University, USA.

Vishal works closely with content creators and teachers to ensure that every course released meets the internal rigorous quality standards.

All course creators and trainers are currently based in the USA. Support for each course on Udemy is provided with quick turn around by a small team of developers and trainers.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course