Google and Udacity launches a new Android programming course for beginners
Good News For beginners ! If you have an idea for an app but don’t know the first thing about building it, Google has the course for you.
Online education company Udacity has partnered with Google to introduce “Android Basics Nanodegree by Google” program in India that will offer to teach beginners how to build a simple Android app in Java.
The Android Basics Nanodegree by Google costs $199 per month and features all the unique components that are integral to the Nanodegree experience, including:
- Specialized courses built with—and taught by—Google experts.
- Learn-by-doing projects that enable students to create real products, and build professional portfolios.
- Expert project review and personalized feedback delivered within hours of submitting.
- Mentorship, coaching, and career services.
- Face-to-face learning opportunities through Udacity Connect.
According to Udacity, Google and Tata Trusts have partnered to educate students in Android development to meet the growing demand for Android developers. Together they are offering 1,000 scholarships to students in India to take the Android Developer Nanodegree program for free. For more details you can visit Udacity website.
The “Android Basics Nanodegree by Google” is aimed at those with little or no programming experience and provides entry points into Java, web APIs (Application program interfaces) and will enable a beginner to be able to turn his idea into an actual app.
“Google, in partnership with Udacity, is making Android development accessible and understandable to everyone, so that regardless of your background, you can learn to build apps that improve the lives of people around you,” said Shanea King-Roberson, Program Manager at Google, in an official blog post.