Professional Program Certificate in Java and Android Foundation (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

General

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Program Description

Build a solid foundation for creating Java and Android apps.

In this Professional Certificate program, you will learn how to formulate formal solutions to well-defined problems and implement them in Java using an integrated development environment (IDE).

By the end of this program, you will be able to develop simple Java applications or Android apps to realize concepts in your area of expertise.

The program targets learners who have little or no experience of programming.

Job Outlook

  • The median salary for a Java Developer is $72,936 and that for an Android developer is $78,003. (source: payscale.com - Java, Android)
  • The need for Java developers is not likely to slow down in 2016 as estimated by a recruiting company. (source: cersnow.com)
  • The demand for Android developers is high while the supply of qualified candidates is still low. (source: stackoverflow.blog)
  • Career prospects for candidates with foundation knowledge in Java and Android include Java Application Developer, Junior Mobile Developer, and Mobile Software Engineering.

What You'll Learn

  • Adapt to an effective development life cycle by reading and writing Javadocs, importing third-party software libraries and applying testing and debugging skills.
  • Utilize the event-driven programming paradigm to create programs that execute based on a-synchronized events.
  • Build graphical user interface (GUI) with customizable rendering by using the Java Foundation Classes (JFC).
  • Develop Android applications with theming and graphics by using Android Material Design elements.
  • Create Android applications that can offload processing to the background by using a-synchronized tasks.

Learn more about Professional Certificate Programs

Created by leading companies and top universities, Professional Certificate programs are a series of in-demand courses designed to develop the critical skills needed for today’s top jobs.

Courses in this Program

  • Introduction to Java Programming – Part 1
  • Introduction to Java Programming – Part 2
  • Introduction to Mobile Application Development using Android

Further Information

  • Average Length: 5 weeks per course
  • Effort: 3-5 hours per week, per course
  • Number Of Courses: 3 Courses in Program
  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English
  • Price (USD): Originally $179 USD, now $161.10 USD for the entire program. You save $17.90 USD.
Last updated Sep 2019

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