Android Kotlin Basics Part 1

In this workshop, we are going to learn the basics of programming with Kotlin and build our first Android app!

Nov 28, 2020, 9:00 – 10:00 AM



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About this event

Learn the basics of building Android apps with the Kotlin programming language and develop a collection of simple apps to start your journey as an Android developer!


  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic math skills

The curriculum used is Android Basics in Kotlin Course with six pathways (for now) namely:

  • Introduction to Kotlin
  • Create your first Android app
  • Build a basic layout
  • Add a button to an app
  • Get user input
  • Display a scrollable list

Equipment needed:

  • Computer - Meets these system requirements for installing Android Studio
  • Internet connection
  • (Optional) Android device & USB cable



Saturday, November 28, 2020
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM UTC


Introduction and Android Studio setup
Pathway 1: Introduction to Kotlin


  • Kezia Wahome

    African Leadership University

    GDSC Lead

  • Pelin Mutanguha

    African Leadership University

    Faculty Advisor

  • Mike Kiplangat

    Chapter Core Lead

  • Wubeshet Yimam

    AI/ML Lead

  • Eunice Adewusi

    Nexo Girls

    Hubs and External Communication Coordinator

  • Chambeline Nkah

    Crowdsource Influencer

  • Favour Akinwande

    Events and Organizating Coordinator

  • Charity Ineza

    Operations and Team Communications Coordinator

  • Dean Daryl Murenzi

    UI/UX Lead

  • Tito-Paris Olisakwe


    Android development lead

  • Jeffrey Dauda

    Web development Lead

  • Kingdavid Chukwumere

    Horus Hathor

    AR/VR lead

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