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Building Android Apps with Kotlin: Getting Started

by Alex Dunn

Dive into the language set to replace Java while building Android applications. This course will give you a foundation of both Kotlin and Android skills to allow you to build apps faster and cleaner than ever before.

What you'll learn

Building Android apps has traditionally been bogged down by the limitations of Java. In this course, Building Android Apps with Kotlin: Getting Started, you will learn foundational knowledge of both Kotlin as a language and using it to build Android apps while building a real world app along the way. First, you will learn some of the basics that go into building Android apps while using Kotlin. Next, you will discover ways to access remote data over HTTP. Finally, you will explore how to store data locally on the device. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Android and Kotlin together needed to build better apps with cleaner code.

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About the author

Alex Dunn leads the mobile development team at EF - Education First and is a Xamarin and Microsoft MVP. His background in mobile application development has leaned into enabling applications to do more for businesses and consumers using scalable architectures, micro-services, cloud infrastructure, and innovative edge technologies. Alex does his best to remain platform agnostic in his practices and development with specialties in C#, Kotlin, Java, Swift, and JavaScript while building for cross-pl... more

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