A virtual device runs in the Android emulator and can be used to test your apps. Learn how to create a new virtual device that emulates specific phones or tablets.
- [Narrator] To test your apps,…you'll need either a physical device,…that is a phone or a tablet,…or a virtual device that you can create for free…and run on the Android emulator.…Create virtual devices using the AVD Manager.…You can get to the AVD Manager from the welcome screen,…under the configure menu,…or if you already have a project open,…you can open the AVD Manager from the tools menu.…From this screen, click on create virtual device,…and then choose the device definition you want to use.…
You'll find device definitions for various form-factors…including Android TV, Wear OS for watches,…or phones or tablets.…I'm going to create a phone device,…and I'm specifically going to emulate the Pixel 2.…Now, I'm not using Pixel 3 for a couple of reasons.…First of all, the Pixel 3 definition,…as of the time of this recording,…had a bad bug in it.…But more importantly, the Pixel 2 definition…has full support for the Google Play Store.…That will allow me, if I want to,…to log in to the Play Store,…using my own Google credentials,…
- Installing Android Studio
- Creating your first Android Studio project
- Managing configuration files, including Gradle scripts
- Defining screens with activities
- Implementing designs in XML layouts
Skill Level Beginner
Android P First Look for Developerswith David Gassner36m 30s Beginner
Android Studio Essential Trainingwith David Gassner2h 28m Beginner
What you should know2m 10s
1. Android Development Fundamentals
2. Getting Started
3. Explore Android Projects
4. Android App Architecture
Next steps1m 10s
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