Friday, March 15, 2019

How to become an android developer

Android is one of the most used platforms in world.There are a lot android devices available in the market and there are millions of apps available for these devices.These Smartphones are now part of our life and we cannot imagine our life without it.We are now dependent on these phones.If you are thinking learning of android development from scratch then first of all you should try to find if it is for you.If your mind is setup for android development and you don't know where to start then read this article as it will help you to get started.

Android developer

The first thing you need is a good computer with following system requirements.

For Windows:

Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 (32- or 64-bit)
Minimum 3GB ram but 8GB is recommended and additional 1GB for emulator.
Available disk space minimum 2GB but 4Gb is recommended.
Minimum screen resolution of 1280 x 800
For Mac:

Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher, up to 10.13 (macOS High Sierra)
Rest are Same as that of windows.
Programming languages you need to learn:
Java is the fundamental programming language you need to learn perfectly in order to be a successful developer.

Kotlin is another language that you can learn for android development.

You will need to learn SQL language in order to work with databases.

You will need to learn XML in order to design User Interface(UI) layouts.

Where to start Learning?

Learning these things is not hard if you have got the thirst for knowledge.Some good sources include stackoverflow,youtube lessons,official android developers site and some other sources include udemy and udacity.

How to attract jobs?

After learning android development you will have to start thinking about job opportunities.You can showcase your work on Linkedin by building a personal portfolio or on other sites like Github.

I hope you now know how to become an android developer or what things to learn atleast.

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