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Android

Clarissa Cabbage
Clarissa Cabbage
2,038 Points

Need to take Java Basics before Android Development track?

Is it a good idea for a beginner to take the Java Basics course before the Android Development course if the ultimate goal is to build Android apps?

1 Answer

Brent Stewart
Brent Stewart
371 Points

Im no expert by any means, But I pursue the same goals and I am enrolled into the Java course because the Android programming language is JavaScript. So I would say yes.

Clarissa Cabbage
Clarissa Cabbage
2,038 Points

Java is different than JavaScript though right? Android uses java if I understand correctly? I'm guessing the java basics course couldn't hurt, but see that its not listed in the android track. Just wondering if I should spend the time or if it will be redundant.

Seyfullah Erdogan
Seyfullah Erdogan
1,922 Points

You don't need to take the java basics course but you can if you like to increase your knowledge on Java. The Java Basics course used to be combined with Android Development Course but they removed it to be separate from it. If you don't do the Java Basics course but jump into Android Development you won't really lose anything other than some practice that comes with Java Basics.