Course Overview

After establishing solid programming fundamentals in Java and JavaScript, this course introduces students to the Android framework used to develop mobile apps.

  • Week 1: Introduction to Android
  • Week 2: Data persistence
  • Week 3: Web services
  • Week 4: Android APIs and Material Design
  • Week 5: Group projects

Android development is used in everything from phones to tablets to watches, and companies hiring Android developers range from small startups to giant enterprises. Our first Android class finishes in late 2015, and Portland companies who helped us get it off the ground include eBay and Uncorked Studios.