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  • Use Gradle as a build tool and import libraries
  • Create Kotlin Extension functions
  • Network requests with Retrofit
  • Use the Realm database
  • Understand generics (types with parameters) in Kotlin
  • Kotlin for functional programing
  • Android Activities and Layout files
  • Null Safety in Kotlin
  • OOP with Kotlin
  • Async programming with Kotlin Coroutines
  • Unit testing Android Apps
  • Use RxJava for multi-threaded programming
  • Use RxJava for functional programming

Kotlin is a programming language intended to be better than Java, and it's designed to be usable on any platform that is compatible with Java. Kotlin is great for building amazing Android applications in an easy and effective way. During this course, you will build an Android app from scratch. Through this process, we’ll explain the intermediate and advanced features of the Kotlin language. By the end of the course, you’ll be proficient in building effective Android applications using Kotlin.

Style and Approach

This course guides you through advanced Kotlin features while building a native Android app, step by step with the help of elaborative demonstrations.

  • Learn how to build amazing Android native apps with Kotlin
  • Get a better understanding of advanced features of Kotlin
  • Discover how to use the most popular Android Libraries (Retrofit, RxJava, and Realm) in this step-by-step guide
Course Length 2 hours
ISBN 9781788470933
Date Of Publication 13 Dec 2017


Marko Devcic

Marko Devcic is a software engineer currently working as an Android developer for an Austrian company called mySugr in Vienna. He has a master's degree in engineering from the University of Zagreb in Croatia. Over the years, he has worked with various technologies and languages, mostly C#, Java, and Kotlin. He is passionate about technology and software development. He loves reading about programming languages. In his spare time, he writes codes and contributes towards open source projects. You can follow him on GitHub (username deva666). He also likes to write about Kotlin, C#, and programming in general on his web page. When he is not behind a computer, he's practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or spending time with his son.