How can I learn how to build apps?

jdixon

I was thinking of teaching myself how to build mobile apps. I was going to try iOS at first, but I don't want to have to learn Objective-C from scratch just to get started. Since Android apps use Java, which I am at least familiar with (although far from accomplished) I though that would be much easier out of the gates. Are there any good online sources that guide you through app development?

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jimlynch
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Definitely check out the Android Developer's site:

http://developer.android.com

jackson
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I think Treehouse is great. They have a lot of resources available to users, and are a good place to start. It isn't free, but I do think that you get what you pay for with Treehouse.
http://teamtreehouse.com/library/android-development/build-a-simple-andr...

http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/the-beginners-guide-to-android

Codecademy might be of interest to you as well to hone your Java skills, plus as far as I know Codecademy is free.

I know this sounds like a public service announcement, but you might also want to check your local library. I prefer having a book for reference most of the time.

rishabh aggarwal
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Hi,
A good way to learn android app develpoment would be to join the Certified Android Trainnig Course on WizIQ.com  which is at very low cost.
www.wiziq.com/course/25076-certified-android-training-course-make-android-apps-like-a-pro
Thank You

MariaLynette
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There are many online tutorials available online for free to learn how to build a mobile app. As a mobile app developer, i'm taking this oppertunity to sahre the link where I found many online sites to learn about mobile application. Please use the below link http://www.creativebloq.com/app-design/how-build-app-tutorials-12121473Here you will get many tutorial links where you can learn about building android and iPhone apps. Thansk for this question as I get an opportunity to help many beginners.

Mohan Prajapati
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Learn Android application development by Video Tutorials. Please visit http://webtech-training.blogspot.in/2013/12/learn-android-development-ba...

 

sanjeev_wiziq
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Hi,

To learn building apps in Android, you need to have an understanding of OOPs concept of Core Java. After you have done the same, you can learn Android online from training sites.

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