Join students from across the US and Canada in this Android Study Jam series taught by Google Developer Expert Sierra Obryan and fellow Google Developer Experts who explore the foundations of Android mobile app development. This gives students the opportunity to help build their projects for this year’s Solution Challenge!
This series provides an overview of the fundamentals to develop a mobile app. Students will come out understanding how to code in Kotlin, how to use Android Studio, basic app design, and interactive features!
Have the opportunity to earn badges, construct an app, and win Android swag!
Every Wednesday March 9th to March 30th; 7pm EST.
Covering 4 Topics:
1. Introduction to Kotlin - Learn to code in Kotlin, a modern programming language that helps developers be more productive.
2. Create Your First App- Learn to create and run your first Android app in Android Studio
3. Build a Basic Layout- Learn the basics of layouts in Android by creating your very own birthday card app!
4. Add a Button to an App- Learn how to use classes, objects, and conditionals to create an interactive dice roller app!
Partnered with this year’s Solution Challenge, this event will be hosted by GDSC Chapters throughout North America. Following is the list of events and their hosting Chapters:
Introduction to Kotlin: 1 hr + Q&A
Learn to code in Kotlin, a modern programming language that makes coding clear and accessible
Sierra Obryan & Inaki Villar
Co-hosting school: Angel - the University of Illinois
Create your first app: 1 hr + Q&A
Learn to create Android apps using Android Studio in this introductory pathway
Co-hosting school: Ashanique - Benedict College
Build a basic layout: 1 hr + Q&A
Learn how to add images and text to your Android apps
Co-hosting school: Hoda - Sheridan College
Add a button to an app: 1 hr + Q&ALearn how to use classes, objects, and conditionals to create an interactive app for your users. We’ll do maybe parts 1 & 2 from this: creating a dice app and modifying it to be interactive
Sierra Obryan & Nav Singh
Co-hosting school: Ahmad - Florida Atlantic University
Before attending this course, students should:
- Have basic IT knowledge and be interested in learning more about app development and Android.
- Have competency in at least one language (such as Python, Java).
- Have Kotlin and Android Studios installed