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CodePath Android University - Info Session

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August 31, 2020

CodePath Android University - Info Session

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Caren

August 31, 2020
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  1. CodePath Android University:
 Info Session

  2. • Meet the Instructors! (5 minutes) • Course Overview (10

    minutes) • Q&A (45 minutes) Agenda
  3. Caren Android Engineer @ Google Marina Android Engineer @ Instacart

    Deonna Android Engineer @ Instacart
  4. Why Android?

  5. • There’s an estimated 2.5 billion active Android devices Why

    Android?
  6. • There’s an estimated 2.5 billion active Android devices •

    Over half of all smartphones in the world are running Android Why Android?
  7. • There’s an estimated 2.5 billion active Android devices •

    Over half of all smartphones in the world are running Android • Huge demand with short supply of Android developers Why Android?
  8. • There’s an estimated 2.5 billion active Android devices •

    Over half of all smartphones in the world are running Android • Huge demand with short supply of Android developers • Android is used in all kinds of devices! Cars, watches, refrigerators, ovens, … Why Android?
  9. Why CodePath?

  10. • Build real apps to install on Android phones! Why

    CodePath?
  11. • Build real apps to install on Android phones! •

    Add cool projects to your portfolio Why CodePath?
  12. • Build real apps to install on Android phones! •

    Add cool projects to your portfolio • Experience what it’s like to be a developer in the tech industry Why CodePath?
  13. Flickster • Movie browsing app • Concepts:
 - Building Screens


    - Implementing RecyclerViews
 - Making network calls
 - App navigation

  14. Twitter • Concepts:
 - Making network requests (advanced)
 - Authentication


    - Passing data between screens

  15. Parstagram • Instagram-like app powered by your own server! •

    Concepts:
 - Setting up your own server and creating API endpoints
 - Android’s Fragments (reusuable small screens)

  16. Questions? Type it in the Zoom chat!