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Android Application Development

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This course leads students to discover how to build Android applications; it equips them with the skills and insight every Android developer should learn before starting the development of real-world applications. This price includes training by an Android Developer certified trainer, Android book & Coursework and final Exams.

Highlights

  • Object Oriented Programming

  • Java Programming 

  • Android Framework and Android Studio

  • SDK Tools

  • Activity Class

  • Fragments and List Views

  • Intents and Intent Filters

  • Android Recources and Themes

  • Material Design 

  • Android UI

  • Android Storage and Background Processes

  • SQlite and Content Providers

  • Android Notifications

 

Age Group: 17+

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Course Outline

Topics
  • Object Oriented Programming 

  • Java Programming 

  • Android Framework and Android Studio

  • SDK Tools

  • Activity Class

  • Fragments and List Views

  • Intents and Intent Filters

  • Android Resources and Themes

  • Material Design 

  • Android UI

  • Android Storage and Background Processes

  • SQLite and Content Providers

  • Android Notifications

Price

€550

Full Price

Course Details
Delivery Method:

Lectures, hands on practice & workshops

Mode of Study:

Part Time

Duration:

8 weeks

Entry Requirements:

A good level of Java programming is considered a must.

Award:

Android ATC Certification

Part Time
17

Start Date

Wednesday 17th January 2018

09

End Date

Friday 09th March 2018

Mondays & Friday
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Tutor

Ing. Clifford De Raffaele

Ing. Clifford De Raffaele

Ing. Clifford De Raffaele was conferred a first-class electrical engineering degree and MSc in ICT from the University of Malta.

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