Android is the most widely used mobile operating system today. Not only does it have the largest market share of smartphone and tablet operating systems, but Android also powers devices such as TV streaming boxes, digital cameras, vehicle dashboards, and much more. In this course, you will learn how to develop and publish an Android app, focusing on developing business apps for tablets and smartphones that are compatible with a wide variety of Android versions and device layouts.
This course is also designed to assist you in preparing for the Master Mobile Application Developer (MMAD) (Exam MAD-111) certification examination. What you learn and practice in this course can be a significant part of your preparation for portions of that certification.
In this course, you will develop, test, and publish native mobile applications for the Android operating system.
Set up an Android development environment and start developing an Android app.
Develop an app that works well within the Android app framework and meets user expectations.
Create an app with multiple user interface screens and features to move among them.
Use resources to support internationalization and quick update of contents and styles.
Add graphics and animation capabilities to your app.
Store and retrieve files by using local storage.
Use debugging tools to trace and watch variables, and step through statements.
Retrieve and display web data.
Store and retrieve user preferences.
Integrate your app into the Android ecosystem.
Prepare an app for release, ensuring its security and digitally signing it.