Java Fundamentals for Android Development
About This Course
Developing applications for Android systems requires basic knowledge of Java programming language. This introductory course that focuses on the fundamentals of Java programming language, its framework, syntax, and paradigm.
The course will focus on object-oriented programming and techniques which are mainly used in Android software development kit (SDK). It will provide the basic tools and skills to ensure a smooth start with Android application development.
This is a crucial course for any non-Java programmer planning to learn the development of Android applications, though it is not mapped to any exam.
This course is designed for software developers or anyone interested in building Android applications. However, computer programming experience in any language is required before taking this course in order to benefit from it to the most.
At Course Completion, a student will learn:
• The fundamentals of Java Virtual Machine.
• Writing, compiling, and running basic Java applications.
• Using the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE).
• Java basic syntax and control statements.
• Java object oriented programming’s basic concepts: classes, interfaces, inheritance, polymorphism etc.
• Java collections, file input/output, serialization, try/catch/finally …etc.
• Installation and setup of Android SDK, plugins and Android emulator.
• Writing a ‘Hello World’ Android application.
Lesson 1: Java Basics
• Java programming language
• Java Virtual Machine
• JDK and JRE
• Setting up your machine for Java programming
• Hello World in Java
• Using a text Editor
• Using an IDE
• Java Primitive Data Type
• Control Flow
• If/Else and Switch
• Switch statement
• While loop
• For Loop
Lesson 2: Object Oriented Programming
• Object Oriented Programming
• Access Modifiers
• Method overriding and overloading
Lesson 3: Java Topics
• Java Collections
• Enumerated types