Mobile Application Development Course

Mobile Application Development Course

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Course Date Duration Location Registration
10/04/2023 To 21/04/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
08/05/2023 To 19/05/2023 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya
05/06/2023 To 16/06/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
10/07/2023 To 21/07/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
07/08/2023 To 18/08/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
04/09/2023 To 15/09/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
02/10/2023 To 13/10/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
30/10/2023 To 10/11/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
27/11/2023 To 08/12/2023 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
11/12/2023 To 22/12/2023 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya

This course blends theory and practice to help you build great apps the right way. In this course, you'll work with trainer step-by-step to build a cloud-connected Android app, and learn best practices of mobile development, and Android development in particular.



10 days


·         Identify mobile applications, platforms and architecture

·         Develop mobile applications using development tools and strategies

·         Implement mobile applications

·         Secure mobile applications



 Lesson 1: Java Basics

  • Introduction
  • Java Programming Language
  • Java Virtual Machine
  • JDK and JRE
  • Setting up your machine for Java programming
  • Hello World in Java
  • Using a text Editor
  • Using an IDE
  • Java Primitive Data Type
  • Naming Conventions
  • Arrays
  • Control Flow
  • If/Else and Switch
  • Switch statement
  • While loop
  • For Loop

Lesson 2: Object-Oriented Programming

  • Introduction
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Objects
  • Classes
  • Getters and setters
  • Inheritance
  • Keywords this and super
  • Interface
  • Access Modifiers
  • Constructors
  • Polymorphism
  • Method overriding and overloading

Lesson 3: Java Programming

  • Introduction Nested Classes
  • Benefits of inner classes
  • Class Variables (static)
  • Class Methods
  • Enumerated types
  • Interfaces and their Implementations
  • Exceptions
  • Java Collections
  • Java IO – Serialization and Deserialization 


Lesson 4: Android Framework and Android Studio

  • Introduction
  • Android Software Layers
  • Android Libraries
  • Pre-requisites for Android Application Development
  • Android Studio
  • Gradle
  • Components of an Android Application
  • Application Life-cycle

Lesson 5: Android SDK Tools and Activity Class

  • Android Project Structure
  • The Android Manifest File
  • Structure of the Manifest File
  • Android SDK Tools
  • Activity

Lesson 6: Fragments, Views, and List View

  • Introduction
  • Fragments
  • Views
  • List Views and List Activity

Lesson 7: Intents and Intent filters

  • Introduction
  • Intents
  • Native Android Actions
  • Data Transfer
  • Intent to Call Activities
  • Register an Intent Filter

Lesson 8: Android Layouts and Custom Views

  • Introduction
  • Views
  • Layouts
  • Customized Views
  • Modify Existing Views

Lesson 9: Android Resources, Themes, and Material Design

  • Introduction
  • Android Resources
  • Android Themes and Styles
  • Android Material Design

Lesson 10: Android UI – Dialogs, Menus, and WebView

  • Introduction
  • User Interaction through Messages
  • Dialogs
  • Activities with Dialog Theme
  • Toasts
  • Menus
  • Context Menus
  • Additional Menu Item Options
  • Popup Menus
  • Web View 

Lesson 11: Android Storage and Background Processing

  • Android Storage Options
  • File I/O
  • Shared Preferences
  • Connecting to the internet
  • Background Processing

Lesson 12: Android Storage: SQLite and Content Providers

  • Introduction
  • Databases in Android
  • Content Providers
  • Native Android Content Providers
  • Custom Content Provider
  • Sync Adapters

Lesson 13: Android Notifications

  • Introduction
  • Creating a notification
  • Notification actions
  • Expandable Notifications
  • Notifications Layouts
  • Notification Priority
  • Notifications in Android 5.0 (Lollipop)

Lesson 14: Deploying and testing

  • Compiling it to APK files
  • Exporting to android device
  • Testing app on Emulator
  • Testing app on Device 

Lesson 15: App Store Submission

  • Signing Android applications
  • Submitting the app to Google Play Store


Lesson 16: Unstructured supplementary service data (USSD)

·         Overview of USSD code

·         USSD broker

·         POST request, response and status

·         USSD pull


Lesson 17: - Merits and demerits of mobile application testing

- Challenges of mobile application testing

- Types of mobile application testing

- Testing tools


Lesson 18: Mobile application security

- Overview of mobile application threats

- Reducing mobile risks

- Cloud based assessments and solutions

- Security strategies

- Security testing techniques and certification


General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031




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