College students Be taught Android App Improvement with Google Developer Scholar Golf equipment

Posted by Erica Hanson, International Program Supervisor, Google Developer Scholar Golf equipment

Google Developer Student Clubs, a program of college primarily based neighborhood teams for college students serious about Google developer applied sciences, lately began internet hosting research teams referred to as Android Study Jams. The purpose? Be taught Android app improvement by way of hands-on codelabs in a web-based curriculum offered by Google. There are two tracks: one for college students who’re new to programming, and one for individuals who have already got expertise. Excited about taking part? Facilitator materials are available for anybody to host Android Examine Jams of their neighborhood – have a look and get to constructing.

Google Developer Scholar Golf equipment are devoted to serving to college students study programming collectively, amongst friends, in a enjoyable and interactive setting. Whereas over 50 thousand college students from all around the world have participated in these Android workshops, we wished to spotlight the thrilling work from teams in Indonesia, Turkey, and Nigeria. From programming in Kotlin to constructing a collection of apps, these college students have put their minds to work.

Be taught extra about what these three golf equipment have been as much as beneath.


(Picture from UNPNVJ’s Android Examine Jams the place college students are studying Kotlin)

Membership members from Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta in Indonesia lately got here collectively to host a virtual Android Study Jams session with over 60 college students to study the fundamentals of constructing Android apps. Their student-run studying session coated a number of subjects, together with:

  • An introduction to growing for Android
  • An introduction to coding within the Kotlin programming language
  • A tutorial on organising and dealing in Android Studio

After the scholars felt snug with the fundamentals of Kotlin and Android Studio, they mixed their new abilities to create their very own layouts for a birthday card app.

(Picture of Birthday cake app)

We are able to’t wait to see what the scholars from UPNVJ construct subsequent on Android due to their new programming abilities.


(Picture from Medipol College the place Nelson Glauber is educating college students the fundamentals of Android App Improvement)

Medipol College in Turkey additionally hosted their very own Android Examine Jams by organizing a livestream with over 500 members. Nelson Glauber, who was the primary Google Developer Expert for Android in Latin America, led the occasion and helped college students study extra about subjects like:

  • Easy methods to show textual content and pictures in an app
  • Including a button to an app and making it interactive
  • Studying extra programming ideas in Kotlin like courses, objects, and conditionals

After taking college students’ questions, Nelson labored with them to construct an interactive cube curler app that updates the display after the outcomes of a roll.

(Picture of Cube Curler app)


The Google Developer Scholar Membership at Kaduna State College in Nigeria tackled totally different codelabs and studying pathways of their Android Examine Jams. Specifically, the group labored on the next subjects:

  • Including an extra display to an app
  • Studying how the Jetpack Navigation Element makes it simpler to handle navigation in an app
  • Studying the perfect practices of app structure

With these new abilities, the group is now in a position to begin engaged on constructing extra superior apps that enable customers to navigate between a number of screens.

(Gif of Cupcake app)

Easy methods to be part of a Google Developer Scholar Membership and Android Examine Jams

When you’re a college scholar trying to study extra about programming alongside a neighborhood of your friends, join a Google Developer Student Club close to you here. As part of the neighborhood, you’ll have entry to particular studying alternatives, together with Android Examine Jams, on lots of Google’s developer merchandise.

If you wish to lead your personal Android Examine Jams or discover different free assets for studying Android improvement, click on here.

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