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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Engineering Maintainable Android Apps by Vanderbilt University

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About the Course

Engineering Maintainable Android Apps, which is a 4 week MOOC that shows by example various methods for engineering maintainable Android apps, including test-driven development methods and how to develop/run unit tests using JUnit and Robotium (or equivalent automated testing frameworks for Android), as well as how to successfully apply common Java/Android software patterns to improve the extensibility and clarity of Android apps. Students will work on the appropriate automated unit quizzes, based on the material covered in the lecture videos. These lessons will demonstrate the benefits of good software engineering practices that are targeted at creating maintainable code for mobile apps. There will be roughly 3-4 hours of student engagement time per week, including video lectures, and quizzes. The ordering of the modules within the course is designed to be flexible. In particular, students can watch the videos in whatever order suits their experience and needs, e.g., they may want to watch the unit testing videos prior to the software pattern videos if they prefer to learn about unit testing first....

Top reviews

Oct 6, 2017

Dr White is always a pleasure to learn from. He has presented a large amount of vital information in a relatively short, concise and palatable manner. Looking forward to the next course. \m/

Dec 6, 2017

a great course in terms of security specially the Plexiglas used by the instructor which was used in Picasso's paintings. the concept is very helpful. thanks. great effort

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By M M S

Jul 11, 2020

Concepts were taught exceptionally with god examples, but more help is needed for completing all the quiz

By Dmytro N

Dec 24, 2017

Great presentation of material. Not so much useful information on Android platform vulnerabilities.

By Abdullah M A

Oct 27, 2018

Very Useful and very intelligent instructor, Thank you.

By Rohit K S

Sep 18, 2020


By Kiều T K

Jul 8, 2019

so hard

By sushrut

Nov 26, 2017

Non optional programming assignments would be quite helpful to learn the curriculum throughly

By Plabon K S

Dec 16, 2019

good for learning but the tests are way too hard

By ayush g

Aug 15, 2020

very hard to solve the quiz.

By Chalanthorn C

Apr 13, 2020

Quiz is ambiguous

By Sherif S

May 31, 2017

it would have been better than this regarding to the material, i think it need some useful written material as well as the recorded ones, walk through are a little bit confusing,

best luck

By Molin Z

Mar 30, 2017

personally speaking, the contents are not helpful. and the multiple-choice quizzes stuck me a lot.

By Sam H

Jun 26, 2017

There is no evaluation in this class in the form of online unit tests, so essentially there is no evaluation of anything reflecting actual insight into the material (multiple choice quizzes don't). The material covered is general, hand wavy, and elementary to anyone who has been doing software engineering for 10 minutes.

By Lajos J

Mar 21, 2017

Few content, bad quality, many mistakes in the material, no programming assignments, poor support.

Definitely not worth the money.