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

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


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

This is session 2 of the Android Study Jams. 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


5:00 PMIntroduction/Presentation
5:20 PMAdd a button to an app
6:10 PMGet User Input in an App (Part 1 & 2)


  • Marioara Rus


    Android Developer


  • Siddhaarth Raju



  • Mamata Gelanee

    GDG London


  • Fahad Ayaz

    GDG Bristol


  • Gen Ashley

    TECH(K)NOW / GDG London



  • Patty O'Callaghan

    Charles River Laboratories


  • José Enrique Calderón Sanz

    JP Morgan Chase & Co


  • Cleyra Uzcategui

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.


  • Lewis Shearer

    Jordanhill School

    Team member

  • Sophie McCartney

    University of Strathclyde

    Team member

  • Ishita Narsiker

    University of Glasgow

    Team member

  • Delia Paternina

    Charles River Laboratories

    Team member

  • Habib Ogunsola

    AHRO Publishing

    Team member

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