App Programming & Development
Additionally, this class will cover the major Android topics: Views, Activities, Intents, Broadcast Receivers, and Content Providers. It will also cover Location-based services, Sensors and App Deployment.
High school diploma or equivalent, completion of our Basic Skills Assessment and submission of the Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.
The Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application are located online. The instructions are here. You will be directed to the program application after completing the skills assessment.
- HTML5 and CSS3 for mobile devices
- How to use Google Maps in your app
- Optimizing apps to make sure they run as fast as possible
- Working with a device
- Using sensors
- Capturing audio, images, and video
- Working with files and storage
- Accessing contacts
- Building example apps
- How to convert HTML5 apps into native apps that you can submit to stores such as Apple’s App Store, Google Play, and Blackberry App World.
“As a QA in software/consulting services, this class broadened my area of expertise and keeps me relevant. This is a great way to build foundational Android app development skills.”
Crystal Springer, graduate
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— The job market for mobile app developers is expected to grow 32% through 2020.
— Nearly 300,000 new jobs will be created by 2020.
— The average reported annual pay for full-time developers in Atlanta is $86,260
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics