Posted by Kat Kuan, Developer Advocate, Android
We aim to make Android advancement web content easily accessible to all, to ensure that any person can end up being an Android designer. Over the years, numerous pupils whatsoever various degrees have actually eaten our knowing web content and also resolved training courses and also codelabs to progress their abilities. We remain to upgrade and also launch brand-new web content as the ever-changing market remains to advance.
As need for knowledgeable Android programmers rises in the work market, there is an also better demand for teachers to educate the future generation of Android programmers. That is why we developed these sources to assist assistance and also encourage teachers.
New Android Development with Kotlin instructor-led educational program
Today we’re introducing the launch of our brand-new instructor-led educational program for Android Development with Kotlin. This is for class knowing (digital or in-person) with a trainer providing talks on crucial Android principles, and also pupils getting hands-on method with codelabs. The main training course products are currently offered and also can be easily customized by trainers to adjust to their pupils’ requirements.
This is a significant upgrade to the educational program we launched in 2018. The updates make up one of the most current adjustments in the Android system, from the launch of the Android Jetpack collections to Android advancement ending up being Kotlin-initially. The Kotlin programs language aids programmers end up being a lot more efficient with shorter phrase structure and also enhanced code security. Over 60% of specialist Android programmers currently make use of Kotlin, and also it’s Google’s advised programs language for brand-new programmers structure Android applications. While trainers do not require Android or Kotlin experience to instruct the educational program, previous programs experience is advised.
We’ve partnered with colleges and also skilling companions in India such as Shivaji University, I. K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Chandigarh University, Ganpat University, Telangana Academy for Skill and also Knowledge (JOB), and also Information and also Communication Technology Academy of Kerala, that will certainly be several of the very first to provide this educational program to their pupils in the Spring, with even more colleges to adhere to in the Fall and also coming terms. With the educational program currently offered openly, teachers rate to begin mentor Android advancement.
“As it’s mostly a hands-on course, students learn implementations which helps them in their placements in Mobile app companies.” -Dr. Kavita S. Oza, Shivaji University
Android Study Jams web content currently offered for all programmers
Outside an official class, discovering in a colleagues has actually additionally been revealed as a reliable method to find out Android. That is why we’re additionally making the Android Study Jams program offered to all programmers today. Android Study Jams makes it possible for a team of individuals ahead with each other and also find out Android advancement with hands-on codelabs in an on the internet educational program. An teacher is not required to provide talks, yet it is advised to have a facilitator to arrange the team conferences. No programs experience is required to start. Over 38,000 pupils in Google Developer Student Clubs around the world have actually currently taken part in this program.
“Introducing people to Kotlin and being by their side at this first step which could touch their lives created great happiness and excitement for us.” – Ceren Tunay and also Serkan Alc, Developer Student Club Turkey
With lots of courses to knowing, it is constantly fascinating to see the various trips of pupils that end up being Android programmers, and also amazing to see the resulting individual success, cutting-edge applications, and also business searches they have. The adhering to video clip highlights 2 programmers and also exactly how knowing Android advancement has actually formed their jobs.
For even more information on these brand-new offerings, have a look at the Android Development Resources for Educators.
For independent students, we additionally provide self-paced knowing web content, Udacity training courses and also Nanodegrees, YouTube video clips, and also a lot more sources on developer.android.com. Keep us published on exactly how your knowing trip goes!