In this video, Doug Winnie shows how to use the Asset Studio in Android Studio to take an image file and upload it as the app icon for your app. The Asset Studio will then resize the image for the various resolutions that are supported by Android.
- [Narrator] We have one more thing to do…before we wrap up our dice game.…We need to give the app an icon…that will display in the launcher.…Open the project in Android Studio,…and right-click the App folder,…and select New, Image Asset.…The Asset Studio window will open…and allow us to import and work with an image…that we can use as our app icon.…We're going to use a single image for our icon.…But when you create your app to publish in Google Play,…it is recommended that you create assets…for all the various resolutions that Android can support.…
We can start by selecting Image as the asset type.…The default image of an Android droid appears.…We can add our own image that is located…in the Assets folder in the Exercise Files.…Click the triple dots,…and then open up the file picker.…Now, navigate to where you downloaded the Exercise Files.…Go in the Exercise Files for this particular video,…and then select the ping image…located in the Assets folder.…You'll see a file icon310X310.png.…
This is a square image that has a picture of a die…
- Installing Android Studio
- Coding in Java and XML
- Getting a head start with starter templates
- Working with emulators
- Creating a project, variable, and toast
- Connecting XML widgets to code
- Adding images
- Adding game logic with conditional statements and operators
- Changing the data or design
Skill Level Beginner
1. Android Basics
Test your setup2m 56s
3. The Major Parts
4. Make an App
5. Tinkering with Your App
Next steps1m 4s
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