If you purchased a smartphone in the US between January and the end of March, there’s a 61% chance that it was an Android device. Android isn’t just in smartphones of course: tablets, televisions, watches, car stereos, glasses, and probably many other devices that I can’t think of. One of the driving forces behind Android is that it’s open-source: this makes it easier for geniuses other than Google to integrate this powerful operating system into other devices.
There are currently no official prerequisites for this course. However, knowing object-oriented programming is a plus. Knowledge of Java is even better. If you want to learn to develop for Android at FSU, then we hope that you plan on taking this course. If you thought that using an Android device was fun, wait until you can develop for them!