Learn to build material design apps from null to stackoverflow

What you will learn

Create any app in Android that uses material design

Understand the visual and functional APIs involved in material design

Learn which colors to use, how to use colors, styles for material design

Work with navigation drawers, customize them as per other standard apps

Create Floating Action Buttons with menus and use 3rd party libraries for doing the same

Work with RecyclerViews as an alternative to ListViews, customize them, load dynamic data inside them, section them, animate their modifications, animate their visual perception when the user loads them

Download and parse JSON

Understand how to use Volley library for loading images and data inside your Lists

Validate material design specifications suggested by your designer vs. what you actually build

Understand and experiment with the Touch Event Framework in Android

Build Ripple effects for lists and normal items on both Android Lollipop and pre-lollipop devices

Build custom material tabs

Using RottenTomatoes API effectively

Making VectorDrawables and AnimatedVectorDrawables on both Android Lollipop and prelollipop devices

Understanding how to use JobScheduler API as an alternative to IntentService + AlarmManager

Use Swipe To Refresh pattern from Material Design

Perform Activity Transitions, Content Transitions and Shared Element Transitions between your activities

Perform several different types of animations with your views

Initialize, Customize and Use the Toolbar as a replacement for the ActionBar

Why take this course?

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Material Design in Android is the new and future way of designing and developing apps. It involves new APIs that not only enhance the visual perception of your apps but also the functionality in terms of how you create them and how the user perceives them.

  1. This course walks through the process of building a simple app that displays list of movies but dives into absolute detail while building the app.
  2. The concepts learnt through this course can be applied to any other app you plan to design using material design terminology.
  3. You will be able to make apps that use Navigation Drawer, Toolbar, Transitions, RecyclerView, Animations, Ripple Effects, Material Tabs, Vector Drawables, JSON Parsing, Volley library, JobScheduler API and several other fixes after completing this course.
  4. Learn how to validate your design with your code with thirdy party APIs and libraries discussed in the course
What are the requirements?
  1. You need to be familiar with Object Oriented Java and Basic Android programming concepts like Intents, Activities, Fragments, ListView
  2. Have Android Studio IDE installed
What will I get from this course?
  1. Over 50 lectures in Material Design , worth over 20 hours of content
  2. Become proficient in Material Design APIs
  3. Learn to build apps that use RecyclerView instead of ListView
  4. Learn to integrate database with background data processing
  5. Understand libraries like Volley for background data processing
Who is the target audience?
  1. Anyone who wants to build apps with material design and has some basic knowledge in Java and Android