• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Android apps are built with the open-source Android Studio. Explore Android and Android Studio and discover how to create your first Android app.

Learning Objectives

Developing Android Applications: Introduction

  • describe the features and uses for Android
  • define Android interfaces and architecture
  • install the Java SDK and Android Studio
  • describe the basic usage of Android versions and reasons for choosing one for development purposes
  • demonstrate how to set up SDK platforms and Gradle in Android Studio
  • discuss the various interface elements of Android Studio
  • demonstrate how to create a new Android app using design themes in Android Studio
  • define the basic structure and purpose of activity_main.xml in Android apps
  • define the Android manifest
  • create a hello world app and run it using Android Studio

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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