Java Fundamentals for Android Development (edX)

Java Fundamentals for Android Development (edX)
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Java Fundamentals for Android Development (edX)
Gain entry-level skills and knowledge in Java fundamentals and an intro to Android Studio for a strong foundation in Android Apps. Learn the basics of Java programming language and how to develop programs with conditionals and loops, design and implement recursive algorithms, understand basic mechanisms of the Object Oriented Paradigm (OPP), use and interpret the API of some of the most common Java classes and real-world android application development using the Android software development kit (SDK).

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This course provides the basic skills to ensure a start with Android Studio Editor and use Virtual Device.

This course is part of the GalileoX Android Developer MicroMasters Program

that is specifically designed to teach the critical skills needed to be successful in this exciting field and to prepare you to take the Google Associate Android Developer Certification Exam. To qualify for the MicroMasters Credential you will need to earn a Verified Certificate in each of the four courses and the Final Capstone Project.




What you'll learn:

- Understand basic mechanisms of the OOP paradigm: classes, interfaces, inheritance, polymorphism, etc.

- Develop programs with conditionals and loops

- Design and implement recursive algorithms

- Writing, compiling, and running basic Java applications

- Introduction to Android: Installation and setup of Android SDK and Android emulator


Course Syllabus


Lesson 1:

- Java Overview

- Installing the tools (JDK, JRE, IntelliJ)

- Basics: Keywords; Variables; Strings; Primitives and types; Conditionals & flow control; Loops

- Classes, objects and methods


Lesson 2:

- Garbage collection: Stack & heap

- Access control

- Interfaces, inheritance and polymorphism

- Packages and namespacing


Lesson 3:

- Data structures: Arrays; Lists; HashMaps; Collections

- Generics

- SOLID principles

- Files and I/O


Lesson 4:

- Annotations

- Lambda expressions

- Concurrency: Multi threading; Immutable objects

- Exception handling: Checked exceptions; Propagation; Exception hierarchy; Error vs Exception vs Runtime exception


Lesson 5:

- Communication: Sockets and http apis; SSL and java trust stores; Securely calling your backends

- Serialization: XML sax and dom; JSON

- Installing the tools (Android SDK, Android Studio)

- Setting up emulator: Virtual Device; Genymotion

- Android Studio Editor

- Android project structure

- Java 8 on Android: Jack toolchain; Lambda expressions; Method references; Stream APIs; Interfaces; Repeatable Annotations



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Familiar with object-oriented programming language.

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