In this video, Doug Winnie creates a new Android project using the Android Studio IDE for the game developed in the course. Doug walks through the default project configuration and layout, and introduces the Toast component to send a brief message to the app display.
- [Instructor] The first step we need to do…is create a new project in Android Studio.…You can skip this step…by using the exercise files for this movie.…To create a project, open Android Studio…and select Start a new Android Studio project.…Here, we need to give our project a name…and define some properties of the project.…I'm going to set our application name to DiceOut.…Then, I'll change the company domain, known as a package,…to just be example.com.…Then, I'm going to set the project location…to be the desktop.…
Click Next.…We are creating our project for phones and tablets,…so I'll keep the first option checked,…and we will set this to API level 15,…which is for Android 4.0.3,…known is Ice Cream Sandwich or ICS.…Click Next.…Next, I need to define the activity for the app.…This'll be the initial layout for the app we will use.…Select Basic Activity.…This'll add a menu and a button…to the lower right corner of the app.…Click Next.…
I'll keep the defaults for the first two items here.…Activity Name is the name that we will use…
- 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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