Android devs welcome Google-General Assembly partnership on Twitter

Becoming a successful Android developer isn't always easy, but app makers on Twitter say that a partnership between Google and General Assembly could offer a better way of starting out.

General Assembly, a startup in the design and education space, said it would begin offering an intensive "boot camp" style course for $13,000, based on principles outlined by Google.

As you might expect, Twitter was one of the vehicles where the 12-week program was first announced to the mobile app community:

Some of the early reactions were positive, albeit brief:

...while others had more specific praise:

Some mobile app experts suggested that the course could help fill a growing hole in the market for talent:

And while financing options are available, the only major next step might be convincing prospective developers to hand over the cash: