How to Build Android Apps with Kotlin
- Paperback: 794 pages
- Publisher: WOW! eBook (March 9, 2021)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1838984119
- ISBN-13: 978-1838984113
How to Build Android Apps with Kotlin: Master the fundamentals of Android programming and apply your skills to create scalable and reliable apps using industry best practices
Are you keen to get started building Android 11 apps, but don’t know where to start? How to Build Android Apps with Kotlin is a comprehensive guide that will help kick-start your Android development practice.
This book starts with the fundamentals of app development, enabling you to utilize Android Studio and Kotlin to get started building Android projects. You’ll learn how to create apps and run them on virtual devices through guided exercises. Progressing through the chapters, you’ll delve into Android’s RecyclerView to make the most of lists, images, and maps, and see how to fetch data from a web service.
Moving ahead, you’ll get to grips with testing, learn how to keep your architecture clean, understand how to persist data, and gain basic knowledge of the dependency injection pattern. Finally, you’ll see how to publish your apps on the Google Play store.
You’ll work on realistic projects that are split up into bitesize exercises and activities, allowing you to challenge yourself in an enjoyable and attainable way. You’ll build apps to create quizzes, read news articles, check weather reports, store recipes, retrieve movie information, and remind you where you parked your car.
- Create maintainable and scalable apps using Kotlin
- Understand the Android development lifecycle
- Simplify app development with Google architecture components
- Use standard libraries for dependency injection and data parsing
- Apply the repository pattern to retrieve data from outside sources
- Publish your app on the Google Play store
By the end of this How to Build Android Apps with Kotlin book, you’ll have the skills and confidence to build your own creative Android applications using Kotlin.