Meta Android Developer Professional Certificate

Meta Android Developer Professional Certificate

Launch your career as an Android app developer. Build job-ready skills for an in-demand career and earn a credential from Meta. No degree or prior experience required to get started.

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8 months
at 7 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Gain the skills required for an entry-level career as an Android developer.

  • Learn how to create applications for Android including how to build and manage the lifecycle of a mobile app using Android Studio.

  • Learn coding in Kotlin and the programming fundamentals for how to create the user interface (UI) and best practices for design.  

  • Create cross-platform mobile applications using React Native. Demonstrate your new skills by creating a job-ready portfolio you can show during interviews.

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Prepare for a career in Android Development

  • Receive professional-level training from Meta
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Meta
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: Android Developer, Mobile Applications Developer, Mobile Developer
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Professional Certificate - 12 course series

Introduction to Android Mobile Application Development

Course 111 hours4.6 (1,142 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define the Fundamental concepts of Android app development

  • Set up and explore the Android Studio interface, configurations and built-in tools

  • Use Kotlin Playground

  • Create a simple Android app

Skills you'll gain

Category: Kotlin Playground
Category: practice using and extending protocols.
Category: declare and initialize different types of variables
Category: create arrays
Category: create control flow patterns using conditionals and loops

Version Control

Course 213 hours4.6 (3,057 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Implement Version Control systems 

  • Navigate and configure using the command line 

  • Use a GitHub repository. Create a GitHub repository

  • Manage code revisions

Skills you'll gain

Category: Version Control
Category: Github
Category: Bash (Unix Shell)
Category: Web Development
Category: Linux

Programming Fundamentals in Kotlin

Course 324 hours4.7 (252 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Practice building and using functions

  • Practice different types of comparisons using operators

  • Use Kotlin to solve a coding challenge

  • Review and apply the fundamentals of programming

Skills you'll gain

Category: Working with SQlite
Category: Rest API's
Category: data and databases

Principles of UX/UI Design

Course 421 hours4.7 (755 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the fundamentals of User Experience (UX) design and research

  • Describe accessibility considerations in design

  • Practice developing user empathy through research

  • Create wireframes and prototypes in Figma

Skills you'll gain

Category: React (Web Framework)
Category: Application development
Category: Web Application
Category: Front-End Web Development

Create the User Interface in Android Studio

Course 535 hours4.7 (113 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use UI component libraries to build Android UI

  • Compose UI using Kotlin UI views

  • Build a simple UI using the Layout Editor

  • Create a simple Android UI

Advanced Programming in Kotlin

Course 620 hours4.7 (86 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Implement an Android application with an Activity.

  • Implement advanced object-oriented features in Android.

  • Use mocks and fakes to perform unit testing in Android.

  • Use a Lambda expression to define a function as an object. Use collection processing methods for multistep collection processing.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Use UI component libraries to build Android UI
Category: Create a simple Android UI
Category: Compose UI using Kotlin UI views
Category: Build a simple UI using the Layout Editor

Working with Data in Android

Course 727 hours4.8 (46 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Review some of the most useful tools and packages available to a Kotlin developer

  • Apply Kotlin coroutines in Android applications

  • Integrate code from other languages into Kotlin. Build a data driven Android app

Skills you'll gain

Category: React (Javascript Library)
Category: Application development
Category: React
Category: Mobile Development

Mobile Development and JavaScript

Course 845 hours4.3 (74 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create simple JavaScript code

  • Create and manipulate objects and arrays

  • Write unit testing using Jest

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Structure
Category: Computer Science
Category: Algorithms
Category: Communication
Category: Pseudocode

React Basics

Course 926 hours4.7 (1,842 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use reusable components to render views where data changes over time

  • Organize React projects to create more scalable and maintainable websites and apps

  • Use props to pass data between components. Create dynamic and interactive web pages and apps

  • Use forms to allow users to interact with the app. Build an application in React

Skills you'll gain

Category: Android Studio
Category: Kotlin
Category: UX and UI

React Native

Course 1038 hours4.8 (262 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Android Studio
Category: Application development
Category: Mobile Development

Android App Capstone

Course 1115 hours4.6 (30 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Build and style a user interface (UI) using fragments and views

  • Use Kotlin and MVVM architecture to design an efficient and engaging app

  • Fetch data from an application programming interface (API) and make use of LiveData

  • Demonstrate clean and bug free coding while keeping an eye on optimization

Skills you'll gain

Category: • Create simple JavaScript code
Category: • Create and manipulate objects and arrays
Category: • Write unit testing using Jest

Coding Interview Preparation

Course 1211 hours4.6 (481 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Prepare for a coding interview

  • Prepare for a Meta interview

  • Solve problems using code

Skills you'll gain

Category: Web Design
Category: Accessibility
Category: Front-End Web Development
Category: User Experience (UX)


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