When comparing Android Bootcamp video course vs Lynda, the Slant community recommends Lynda for most people. In the question“What are the best resources to learn Android development?” Lynda is ranked 2nd while Android Bootcamp video course is ranked 11th.
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The videos are completely free for anyone to watch.
Pro Quality and quantity
Pro Video tutorials with commentaries
There are a lot of different languages to choose from thanks to their large offering of courses (almost 4000 total that cover various subjects).
Pro Build as you learn
Many courses offered on Lynda take a hands-on approach, encouraging you to apply what you learn by building projects.
Pro It's possible to get transcripts of videos
Pro Videos can be watched at 2x speed
If you feel yourself getting bored with the lecture, it's possible to speed it up to get through it quicker.
Con Some videos are quite long
Some videos in this series are quite long (over an hour, some close to an hour and a half).
Con Requires Java experience
This isn't a good starting place for beginner programmers as it assumes some Java knowledge.
Con Lacks a community
With no user forum, there is very little opportunity to engage with other students and discuss the learning material.
Con iOS and Android apps are somewhat poor
Compared to the experience available on the web, the mobile apps are severely lagging behind.
Con More ways to help retain the information would be helpful
More quizzes, tests and assignments to help practice and retain the presented information would be helpful.