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Start Developing for Android

by Chiu-Ki Chan

This course will help you understand how Android works, set up your development environment, and build the Hello World app.

What you'll learn

Build your very first Android app with this course! You will first learn how Android apps are structured, then download Android Studio to compile the Hello World app. You will then extend the Hello World app to learn core concepts such as drawables, dimens, styles, menu, and testing. The course concludes with a list of next steps for you to expand your Android knowledge.

About the author

Chiu-Ki is a mobile developer with a passion in speaking and teaching. Her mother tongue for mobile is Android, acquired while working on Android Maps at Google. Now she runs her own mobile development company, producing delightful apps such as "Monkey Write" for learning Chinese writing and "Heart Collage" for snapping photos to stitch into a heart. When she is not writing apps, she can be found traveling the world, sometimes sightseeing, sometimes dispensing Android tips on stage at vario... more

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