Android N: From Beginner to Paid Professional

Comprehensive Android Nougat app development
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  • Lectures 95
  • Length 25 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 6/2016 English

Course Description

Android: From Beginner to Paid Professional

Learn to code the Devslopes way. At Devslopes we teach you the platform and the underlying coding principles. We believe in building engineers and not copy-and-paste students. You can get started with no experience or with lots of coding experience.

Learn everything you need to know to have professional Android development skills.

Why This Course?

Devslopes first flagship course iOS 9 & Swift:  From Beginner to Paid Professional took the world by storm and is the most effective course on iOS development on the Internet with thousands of 5 star reviews and tons of success stories.

Using that same formula for success we have brought you the even better Android course.

  • Learn to code how the PROs code - not just copy and paste
  • Learn the latest Android APIs and services - we don't teach old junk
  • SUPER FUN - You will laugh and have fun while learning
  • Beautiful Apps - We don't build trash - you'll create amazing real-world apps
  • Zero Experience needed to start
  • Build Real Projects - You'll get to build projects that help you retain what you've learned
  • Live Help - I've brought on a bunch of Teacher's Aides who are always available to help in our online chatroom 

How Long Will This Take?

This course with all of its exercises should take you a good 6 weeks if you spend 1-2 hours on it every day.

How Is The Course Structured?

You start by learning how to code with Java. Then you start building some simpler apps and move on to more complex fully-functional apps. You build projects in-between that allow you to stretch and grow using the principles you just learned, but without copying and pasting code.

What Do I Get?

  • Tons of amazing Android learning content
  • 10 FREE App Asset Packs (Worth thousands of dollars)
  • Live support in our online chatroom
  • Certificate of completion (when completed)
  • Potential for a whole new career / lifestyle

What are the requirements?

  • Must have PC with Windows 8+ OR macOS OR Linux/Ubuntu
  • Recommend having an actual Android device but it is not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build Android Marshmallow apps
  • Apply for Jr. Android app development jobs
  • Program and code with Java
  • Implement Object Oriented Programming with Java and Android

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for absolute beginners with no coding experience AND it is for existing programmers who want to learn Android
  • This course is NOT for veteran Android developers

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.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
07:21

We'll talk about what we are going to cover in this Android course

19:39

In this video I'll talk about expectations - your expectations and my expectations. Make sure you are on the same page before you buy this course. We also talk about the DOs and DON'Ts of asking for help

10:07

Learn how to install Android Studio for Android Marshmallow development. You'll also learn about which APIs to target and download files for.

09:50

Windows 10 comes in both 32 bit and 64 bit versions and, therefore, you could still need the x86 version on Windows 10. 
Important note: x86-based AVDs (including the standard Nexus 5 emulator) won't work on AMD-based systems. This is a non-issue for Macs as they are all Intel-based systems. The workaround is to use an ARM-based emulator image or use GenyMotion instead.

38:33

Learn how to build your very first Android Marshmallow app with Java

Article

Get your assets here!

Article

I'm adding a few more things - here is the list of updates

Article

If you like my white custom Android Studio theme then here are the instructions to install it

03:04

Get access to the Devslopes chatroom so you can get answers to your problems and help other people!

Article

Download all of the assets and source code for this Android course.


Section 2: Git & Android
Terminal Basics (Mac)
11:17
12:39

Using version control for Android development is crucial. You will learn what version control is and why it is important.

16:20

Learn the basics of working with Git for Android development

05:34

Learn how to set up Github for Android development

03:06

Learn the differences between Github and Bitbucket so you can choose where to store your Android source code

17:32

Learn the differences between local and remote repositories so you can properly manage your Android source code

07:44

Learn how to use the GUI Github Desktop to manage Git for Android development

11:17

Learn how to deal with nasty merge conflicts in Git for your Android projects

Section 3: Learn to code in Java
05:38

Learn how to create a Java module to test our code in preparation for developing Android apps

01:22

I talk about how these lessons on Java and programming are structured so you can get ready to build Android apps

14:28

Learn how computers work in the sense of applications and programming languages so you can be a better Android programmer

15:08

Learn how to work with Strings in Java - a foundational concept for Android development

15:34

Learn how to work with Ints, doubles, floats and longs and how to perform math operations in Java for Android development

17:56

Learn how to work with functions and methods in Java for Android

21:19

Learn how to work with conditional logic in Java for Android development

21:23

Arrays are one of the fundamental data structures you must learn in order to become proficient in Android development

06:15

Learn how to use ArrayLists for Android development

Section 4: Cool Calculator - The Basics of Android
13:52

Create an Android Studio project and change the app theme

14:21

How to support multiple screen dimensions in Android

37:08

Learn about layouts and widgets in Android

24:31

Learn how to use dp and how to manage multiple Android layouts

29:17

How to debug Android apps using Android Monitor

18:26

How to respond to button actions with OnClickListeners on Android

25:33

Write some code login in your calculator Android app

Section 5: Fit or Flab - Working With Activities
07:36

Learn the importance of the Android Activity Lifecycle so you can know how to respond to events

12:34

Custom drawables and rounded corners on Android layouts

23:33

Learn how to create and use drawables in tandem with background colors on Android

13:20

Learn how to set up OnClickListeners on any widget, not just a Button in your Android apps

16:03

Learn how to create a 2nd Android activity and prep it for loading

11:37

Learn how to pass data between Activities on Android

Android Studio 2.2 Constraint Layouts
29:18
Article

Complete this Exercise to enhance your Android development skills

Section 6: Fragments & Mastering Android Layouts
10:36

Learn how to work with Android Fragments for both older and new devices

25:56

In this video you will continue to master your skills in working with drawables, graphics, and layouts on Android

15:40

Create custom Android buttons and drawables

21:33

Learn which fragments to use and when to use them. Also learn how to use the Fragment Manager on Android

24:29

How to show a new screen on Android

17:56

How to load fragments from within fragments on Android

Article

Build out the rest of the HeroMe app to enhance your Android development skills

Section 7: Object Oriented Programming & Fragments on Android
09:34

Understand object oriented programming and learn how to use classes in Java for Android

23:46

Learn how to use inheritance in object oriented programming for Java in Android

11:21

Learn about polymorphism in object oriented programming for Java in Android

11:38

Learn of the importance of data hiding and data encapsulation in object oriented programming in Java for Android

Section 8: Grids & Lists With Recycler View
12:25

Learn how to design and plan out your architecture prior to building Android apps

15:50

Set up your Android project and prep your fragment

31:50

We start building the Recycler View Adapters and View Holders - core components needed for Android apps with data

21:43

Learn how to build your own data model and data services and also learn how to work with Android fragments that don't take up the whole screen

25:22

We'll design out our cards and then show how to pass data into them via the view holders on your Android app

21:11

Learn how to set on click listeners on your cards and how to load a full screen fragment from within a view holder

Article

You are going to build out the details screen of Dev Radio and use another Recycler View. You'll also learn some new Android things

Section 9: Maps & GPS
13:09

We create a template maps project and talk about how we are going to construct this Android maps app

20:17

Learn how to work with Google Maps on fragments for your Android apps

18:04

We build the UI for the search bar using Android CardView

32:58

Learn how to use the official Google Play Services with the Location API for Android

08:10

Learn how to drop markers on the map for the user's current location on Android

13:41

Learn how to use Geocoding to convert GPS coordinates to a zip code for your Android app

11:20

Learn how to hide and show fragments and show a RecyclerView over the map on Android

32:28

Learn how to show a recycler view over a map view on Android

Section 10: Multimedia on Android
14:47

We create a template Maps project and talk about the benefit of using templates on Android

13:48

We set up the tab layout and create fragments for each tab

07:54

Learn how to work with menu systems in Android

13:29

Learn about full screen activities and percentage relative layouts in Android

23:45

Learn how to use Cursors to retrieve multi-media on Android devices

25:46

Learn of the benefits and downsides of working with adapters and view holders in the same file

10:15

Learn how to take a file path and grab an image and decode it into a Bitmap in Android

16:12

Learn how to work with background threads and UI threads in Android

Section 11: Web Requests & REST on Android
17:05

Learn all about REST and HTTP so your Android apps can receive and post information to APIs

10:33

Learn what JSON is and how it is used in Android

12:16

We create our Android project and then sign up for a free weather API service

26:15

Learn how to install Volley on Android from a Github repo

18:58

Learn how to pass user geo coordinates up to the API to get real time weather data in the Android app

22:10

Learn how to parse JSON in our Android app so we can use it for the UI

18:40

We build out the UI in preparation for putting data in it from the server on our Android app

19:51

In this Android lesson we take the data from the server and display it in the UI

35:39

Learn how to show data from a server in a RecyclerView in Android

Section 12: Building & Chat App With Firebase
Android App Chat: Firebase & Project Setup
09:13
Android App Chat: Adding Firebase to Project
04:53
Android App Chat: Firebase Auth & Registration
27:49

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Instructor Biography

Mark Price, Unity 3D Android iOS 10 Swift 3 & React Teacher

I am a veteran mobile developer having built over 57 mobile apps for iOS and Android, and I've also build multiple Unity 3D games, including Call of Duty Ghosts mobile. 

I also spend most of my days now as a professional engineering instructor - changing the lives of students throughout the world - helping them make amazing salaries as engineers.

My passion is helping people reveal hidden talents and guide them into the world of startups and programming. I currently am teaching iOS 10, Apple TV & tvOS, React & Flux web development, Objective-C, Swift 3, Android, Javascript, Node, and Java. I also teach Unity 3D game development.

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