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Android Development for Beginners (Udacity)

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Learn the basics of Android and Java programming, and take the first step on your journey to becoming an Android developer!

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This course is designed for students who are new to programming, and want to learn how to build Android apps. You don’t need any programming experience to take this course. If you’ve been using a smartphone to surf the web and chat with friends, then you’re our perfect target student!

Learning anything new can be tough. We will walk you through the process of making android apps at the same time we require that you bring your enthusiasm for learning to this course and budget time on your calendar that is necessary to get the most out of this class.

By the end of the course, you’ll build two simple (but powerful) apps that you can share with your friends. We also hope that, by the end of the course, you'll learn enough to decide how best to continue your journey as an Android app developer, if you're interesting in pursuing such a path.

If you're a consumer of technology, this course will help you to become a creator of technology. You are only limited by your imagination!

Android powers over 80 percent of the world’s smartphones, and represents an incredible opportunity for developers everywhere. The next billion people coming online will interact with the internet for the very first time on a mobile device. Building for Android gives you the best opportunity to reach these users and make an impact -- both in your community, and on the world.