LinkedIn now offers courses to prepare for the Google Android Developer Certification exam

LinkedIn now offers courses to prepare for the Google Android Developer Certification exam

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Google and LinkedIn have announced a partnership that should be very useful to the Android Developer community. The two companies are teaming up to offer training courses for the Google Android Developer Certification exam. This exam is commonly used in developer job openings. The program will offer 19 different courses with 48 hours of content on the LinkedIn Learning platform.

LinkedIn Learning is built on Lynda.com, which was acquired by LinkedIn in 2015. A monthly subscription costs $29.99 and a yearly subscription costs $299.88. You can also get a free trial if you’re interested in trying the courses without a commitment.

According to LinkedIn data, demand for Android developers has increased 33.5% since 2015. Data also shows the number of Android developer hires has doubled in that same time. It’s expected to grow by 24% by the year 2026. Need more convincing? LinkedIn data shows the average base salary for an Android developer is $85,000. It’s clear Android developers are in demand. Google is obviously a big beneficiary of a world with more Android developers, which makes this a great partnership for them.

Here are the 19 courses:

  1. Android Studio Essential Training
  2. Android Development Essential Training: Create Your First App
  3. Android Development Essential Training: Design a User Interface
  4. Android Development Essential Training: Support Multiple Screens
  5. Android Development Essential Training: Manage Navigation and Events
  6. Android Development Essential Training: Local Data Storage
  7. Android Development Essential Training: Distributing Apps
  8. Android App Development: Communicating with the User
  9. Building Flexible Android Apps with the Fragments API
  10. Android App Development: Design Patterns for Mobile Architecture
  11. Java Design Patterns and APIs for Android
  12. Android Development: Concurrent Programming
  13. Android App Development: Data Persistence Libraries
  14. Android App Development: RESTful Web Services
  15. Google Firebase for Android: First Look
  16. Building a Note-Taking App for Android
  17. Programming Foundations: Software Quality Assurance
  18. Effective Android Testing for Mobile Developers
  19. Android App Development: Unit Testing

Source: LinkedIn Learning