New to Programming? We got you covered. Learn the basics of Android Kotlin Apps

GDG Dublin

Are you interested in Mobile App Development? Look no further, GDG UK and Ireland is hosting Android Study Jams from July - Sept 2021 covering the basics of Android Apps with Kotlin programming language. You will get a chance to meet fellow learners, interact with experienced programmers and also develop a collection of simple apps to start your journey as an Android Developer!

Jul 22, 2021, 5:00 – 7:00 PM

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Key Themes


About this event

Android Basics Study Jams will cover 10 pathways divided into 3 units

Unit 1: Kotlin Basics

1. Introduction to Kotlin

2. Create your first Android App

3.  Build a basic layout

4. Add a button to an app

Unit 2: Layout

5. Get User Input in an App

6.  Display a scrollable list

Unit 3: Navigation

7. Navigate between screens

8. Introduction to the Navigation Component

9. Architecture Components

10. Advanced Navigation App Examples

In session 1 we talked about Kotlin Basics and covered 3 codelabs

1. Introduction to Kotlin

2. Create your first Android App

3. Build a basic layout

If you missed session 1, please feel free to finish the above codelabs and bring your doubts and questions to the upcoming session.

Please refer to Agenda to check the contents for Session 2.

Equipment Needed for each person

- Laptop with Android Studio Installed

- Android device and USB cable (optional)



Thursday, July 22, 2021
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM UTC


Add a button to an app
Get User Input in an App (Part 1 & 2)


  • Marioara Rus


    Android Developer


  • Siddhaarth Raju



  • Gen Ashley

    TECH(K)NOW / GDG London


  • Mamata Gelanee

    GDG London


  • Fahad Ayaz

    GDG Bristol



  • Henna Singh


    GDG Organizer

  • Suhani Chawla

    Protex AI

    GDG Organizer

  • John Allen

    Charles River Labs

    GDG Organizer

  • Carolina Cobo


    Frontend Developer

  • Aldan Creo

    Accenture The Dock

    Technology Research Specialist

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