What is Android?

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on Linux and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android is the most popular operating system and used for a variety of purposes, including running mobile apps, taking photos, sending messages, etc. 

Companies using Android who have hired Epicodus graduates include Uncorked Studios and Rigado.

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 is used in everything from phones to tablets to watches, and companies hiring Android developers range from small startups to giant enterprises.