TeamTreeHouse – Build a Simple Android App with Java


In this Course you’ll learn how to use Java to build mobile apps for Google’s Android operating system.


Mobile apps have recently become a massive industry, with almost every business in the world relying upon them; many creating their own. By the end of this track, you’ll have what it takes to begin your career in companies that use Java, or you could even launch your own app!

About this Course

This course covers the very basics of Android development. We will build a simple app that will serve up some fun facts when you tap on a button. We introduce you to programming in Android, a tool for Android development called Android Studio, and some very basic concepts of the Android Software Development Kit, or SDK. By the end you will have a good idea of how a basic app works, and you will be armed with the knowledge to start building more.

What you’ll learn

  • Android Studio
  • Using an emulator or device
  • Screen layouts
  • Android Views and Activities