Android, backed by Google Inc., is the fastest growing Open Source mobile device platform, which is in turn powered by the Linux operating system. Android offers a simple, yet powerful application development framework (C++/Java and XML) and open access to APIs that enable the building of richer mobile applications. These applications can enhance the user experience, increase productivity and provide entertainment. Considering the growing popularity and usability of Android, there is great need for application developers skilled in this platform. The Developing Mobile Apps for the Android Platform program is meant for professionals who understand Java programming and are keen to acquire skills that enable them to develop applications on Android.
Why this course
App development is a fast-growing sector, which will have an economic growth of 18.8% in the next decade, providing 135 thousand new job positions by 2024.
Making a career on Android development is the best choice if you want to be part of the constant technology evolution. Android’s decision to enable an open OS encourages developers to use new technologies, which improve the app ecosystem.
India is a big IT hub for several globally recognized companies. Reasons for this are that software development and service in India is highly cost effective. Before Android, the market of mobile app development industry was dominated by Symbian and iOS. Then Android has come with the option for dynamic application development at lower cost which rapidly increased the popularity of Android in India. People willing to use smart-phone have a new option as Android which is cheaper than other smart-phones.
Mobile companies like Samsung and HTC phones use Android OS in their product which has taken over the mobile phone reign in India. Also, the cell phone models they introduce have variations in their Android OS. This has created a competition of developing best Apps, which ultimately benefits smart-phone users. Due to huge market of smart-phone users, not only Samsung and HTC, many other mobile manufacture companies have came into market of making smart-phone.
Android application development has thus emerged as promising solutions to power up the businesses. But with so many apps ready to lure customers without any bugs and instead with enthralling features, winning an app market is a tough task today.
Who can apply:
school students and students undergoing BCA, MCA, B.Tech/B.E, BSC, MSC, IT, PGDCA, Diploma Courses.
- Lectures 8 hours
- Video lecture 2h 55m
- Practical 12 hours
Define Screens with Layout Files
Using ViewGroup Components
Display Text Values
Create Themes and Styles
Build Advanced UI Components