Android Studio's user interface is built around a collection of windows. The central window is the code editor. It's surrounded by a variety of windows that are always useful, and then there are other windows that appear and disappear depending on your current task. The Project windows shows you your files and folders. By default it displays a "scope" named Android, which only displays files and folder you typically use during development.
- [Instructor] Before I describe how…to create virtual devices or connect physical devices…to test your applications,…I'll give you a brief tour of Android Studio.…To learn more about Android Studio,…watch the course Android Studio Essential Training,…where I describe, in depth, many of the great features…of this product.…To follow along with this demonstration,…you can either continue with the project…that I created in the previous video,…or you can open that project from the exercise files…in the appropriate directory under chapter two.…
When you first create the project there are two tabs.…One for the Main Activity Java Class file…and one for its associated XML layout file.…The size of the layout file will differ…depending on how much space…has been allocated to each window.…As you move the separator back and forth,…you'll see the default presentation change size.…Android Studio is organized around these windows.…The central window is called the Editor window,…and you can see either Java code here, or XML code,…
- Installing Android Studio
- Creating your first Android Studio project
- Managing profile files, including Gradle scripts and support libraries
- Defining screens with activities
- Implementing designs in XML layouts