Android App Development with Kotlin and Android Studio


Course Number: MBL-236

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Kotlin Training Overview

This Android App Development with Kotlin and Android Studio training course teaches attendees the basics of building Android apps with the Kotlin programming language and the Android Studio IDE.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Learn the basics of the Kotlin programming language
  • Set up an Android development environment
  • Use the Android Studio IDE to develop Android applications.
  • Leverage the Android SDK including AndroidX JetPack
  • Use Gradle to build Android applications
  • Understand the Android Architecture Components including ViewModel and LiveData
  • Run and debug Android applications on an emulator or physical device
  • Build various Android apps using the latest libraries, techniques, and architectures

Prerequisites

Attendees must have proficiency in an object-oriented programming language such as Java, C#, Swift, or C++.

Outline

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Introduction
Kotlin Basics
  • Operators
  • Data Types
  • Variables
  • Conditionals
  • Lists and Arrays
  • Null Safety
Functions
  • Programs in Kotlin
  • Compact Functions
  • Lambdas and Higher-Order Functions
  • List Filters
Classes and Objects
  • Classes
  • Inheritance
  • Extension Functions
  • Special Classes
  • Organizing Your Code
Build Your First Android App
  • Anatomy of an Android App
  • Layouts and Resources
  • Activities
  • Making an App Interactive
  • Accessibility
Layouts
  • Common Layouts (Linear Layout, Relative Layout)
  • Constraint Layouts
  • View Binding and Data Binding
  • Displaying Lists with RecyclerView
User Interface Design
  • Styles and Themes
  • Typography
  • Material Design
  • Material Components
  • Localization
App Navigation
  • Multiple Activities and Intents
  • AppBar
  • Navigation Drawer
  • Menus
  • Fragment Navigation
  • Navigation Controller
Activity and Fragment Lifecycle
  • Activity Lifecycle
  • Fragment Lifecycle
  • Lifecycle Aware Components
  • Tasks and Back Stack
  • Logging
  • Android Studio Debugger
App Architecture (UI Layer)
  • Suggested Android App Architecture
  • JetPack and AndroidX
  • ViewModel
  • Data Binding
  • LiveData
  • Transforming LiveData
App Architecture (Data Persistence Layout)
  • Storing Data
  • Room Database
  • Asynchronous Programming
  • Kotlin Coroutines
  • Testing Databases
  • Unit Testing
  • Repository Pattern
Networking
  • Android Permissions
  • Using the Network
  • Connecting to Web Services with Retrofit
  • Displaying Images with Glide
Libraries
  • Discovering New Libraries
  • Creating Your Own Library
  • Using the Flipper Library for Network Monitoring
Work Manager (Background Tasks)
  • Using WorkManager to Create Background Tasks
  • Passing Data to Background Tasks
  • Receiving Data from Background Tasks
  • Work Request Constraints and Chaining
Conclusion

Training Materials

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements

  • Windows or Mac minimum 8 GB RAM
  • Android Studio installed
  • Provided lab files from Accelebrate


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