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Migeran App Developer Master Course

Overview

What is the goal of the course?

Who is the course for?

About the instructor

What is not a goal?

How is the course structured?

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Course Content

Part 1: Porting an Android app to iOS

Part 2: Development of a new app

Private Forum

Video library

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Further information

Webinar dates

Used technologies

Bonuses

React Java Early Access

Personal Consulting

100% Satisfaction Warranty

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Overview

What is the goal of the course?

  • To teach how to develop Marvellous apps the most efficient way
  • Android and iOS
  • Multi-platform app development (code reuse)
  • Based on Java (Kotlin, Scala, Clojure ... etc. as well)

What is not the goal?

  • Non goal: teaching the Java language
    • We assume that you already know the language
  • Non goal: Show as many different Android or iOS feature as possible
    • We teach reliable solutions from selected  components
    • You will be able to learn new tools and techniques on your own

About the instructor

  • Gergely Kis (CTO / co-owner, Migeran)
    • My mission: To help developers in creating marvellous apps by teaching the best methods and tools of efficient app development.
  • Embedded, web, enterprise és desktop projects
  • The original creator, architect and project lead of Multi-OS Engine
  • Led a development team for 6 years working on Google V8 for the MIPS architecture.

Who is the course for?

  • For Java developers 
    • If you are studying to become a developer
    • Or you are already working as a developer
  • Kotlin, Scala, Clojure ... etc. developers as well
  • Mobile development experience is not required

What is required for the course?

  • Computer capable of running MacOS Sierra or Windows 10 
    • CPU capable of virtualization
    • 8 GB RAM
    • 200 GB space
  • 1 Android and 1 iOS device (either tablet or phone)
  • Good quality internet connection
  • We use MacOS in the presentation, but we show the differences on Windows as well

How is the course structured?

  • Online live webinars
  • Step by step walkthrough of two complete development projects  
    • Porting of an existing Android app to iOS
    • The development of a new multi-platform app
  • All webinars recorded - re-watch any time
  • Production quality source code
  • Private forum

1. Setup development environment 

  • Install Android development environment
  • Install iOS development environment
  • Remote iOS build setup on Windows
  • Multi-OS Engine setup
  • Creation of the first multi-platform app
  • Run and debug on iOS and Android
  • Goal: Get to know the basic development methods and tools

2. Preparation of porting the Android app

  • Introduction of the Software Engineering Daily App
  • Run Migeran Analyzer
    • Examine the Analyzer report
  • Create porting plan
  • Create new project structure
  • Goal: Preparation of the Porting Plan, start of refactoring

3. Setup multi-platform architecture

  • Use of RxJava 2 in a multi-platform project
  • Dagger based IoC container
  • Design of platform-interfaces
  • Refactoring of platform-dependent components
  • Goal: the refactored project should have equivalent functionality with the original Android version

4. Development of the iOS module

  • Implement the previously defined platform-interfaces for iOS
  • Design and implementation of the iOS UI
  • Use iOS libraries with Nat/J
  • Create new iOS binding with the Nat/J Generator
  • Goal: Fully functional app on Android and iOS.

5. CI/CD system setup

  • Gerrit based Code Review install
  • Jenkins based CI / CD system setup
  • Automated builds on Android and iOS
  • Automated tests: JUnit, Cucumber and Appium
    • Publish verified builds to testers
  • Goal: automated development process, trusted builds. 

6. Prepare for production release

  • ProGuard setup
  • Checking App Store requirements
  • Profiling, finding and fixing memory leaks
  • Reduce size of the final app
  • Upload to the App Store
  • Goal: The finished app is available from the app store

Course Part 2: Development of a new app

7. Design of the multi-platform app

  • Requirement analysis
  • Design of the software architecture
  • Create the error handling strategy
  • Project- and version tracking, CI/CD system setup
  • Create skeleton project (mobile app, backend) 
  • Goal: Get ready for development

8. Data model and backend

  • Implement the App Backend
  • Use the data model from the mobile device
  • Build a simple user interface (CRUD) on mobile
  • Error handling, identification, access control
  • Goal: Data can be stored and accessed on the server and on the mobile device.

9. Offline mode support

  • Data storage on mobile device
    • Sqlite, Realm and Couchbase - how do we decide?
  • Separate the data storage layer for easy replacement
  • Automatic synchronisation with the server side
  • Error handling: interrupted sync, handling inconsistent states
  • Goal: The app should be capable of offline mode support

10. Multi-platform UI

  • Differences between Android and iOS UI
    • Consistent user experience on Android and iOS
  • Minimize platform dependent UI code
  • Create platform-independent automated user tests.
  • Error handling, communicating error cases to the user.
  • Goal: Functional app on Android and iOS

11. Analytics and tracking

  • Google Analytics
  • Firebase
  • fabric.io / Crashlytics
  • Goal: Track the released apps in production for errors and usage habits.

12. Summary

  • Overview of the whole training.
  • Analyse other apps
  • Q & A
  • Goal: You are now able to create marvellous multi-platform apps.

Webinar dates

  • 2018-01-12: 1. Setup development environment
  • 2018-01-19: 2. Preparation of porting the Android app
  • 2018-01-26: 3. Setup multi-platform architecture
  • 2018-02-02: 4. Development of the iOS module
  • 2018-02-09: 5. CI/CD system setup
  • 2018-02-16: 6. Prepare for production release
  • 2018-02-23: 7. Design of the multi-platform app
  • 2018-03-02: 8. Data model and backend
  • 2018-03-09: 9. Offline mode support
  • 2018-03-16: 10. Multi-platform UI
  • 2018-03-23: 11. Analytics and tracking
  • 2018-03-30: 12. Summary

Technologies and tools used in the Course

Programming languages

  • Java
  • Kotlin
  • Objective-C
  • Swift

Development tools

  • Multi-OS Engine
  • Xcode
  • Android Studio and Intelli/J
  • Eclipse
  • Gradle and Bazel
  • Visual Studio Code

Additional parts of the course?

Private Forum

  • Private Forum only for training participants
  • Share your experience and successes with the other participants
  • Ask any question you have
  • We answer every question

Video library

  • Every live webinar is recorded
  • The webinars are edited and broken up into short topics
  • Any topic can be found quickly for re-watching
  • The source code related to each topic is available separately in the Git repository

Bonuses

Bonus: React Java Early Access

  • Exclusive offer
  • Be among the first to try React Java
  • You will get access to the React Java Early Access version
  • We will introduce its use in a separate, bonus webinar

Bonus: Private Personal Consultation

  • Exclusive offer
  • 1 hour personalised project consultation with Gergely Kis over Skype
  • Any question, challenge about your project
  • Only for those who register until 2017-12-31

100% satisfaction guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied with the course, then you may ask for a full refund until 2018-01-31. 

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