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Before we start, think about this. Was it necessary for Google to endorse Kotlin as the first-class language for Android? Was Java incapable of becoming a modern programming language? Or, is Kotlin that Android-friendly? I would say it’s a combination of…


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If you are wondering why you should learn to program, let me give you some insights from my personal experience. Programming is one of the inexpensive ways you can learn a skill and, in turn, earn your bread and butter…


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I’m happy to announce that I’m creating a complete beginner course for Android Development. After completing this course, you will have expertise in how to build an Android application using Kotlin. After that, we will learn how to upload our application to the play store. Since we are learning the basics of Android development in this course, we will not cover advanced topics such as architectures and testing. I hope you will have a great time following this course. Please make sure you are following me on LinkedIn, Medium, Github, or Twitter.

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