Google provides extensive documentation that you can use to learn about the Android application framework and to look up specific Java classes from the Android SDK. Start the shortened url http://d.android.com. From there you can get to all of the documentation on the web from this page. You'll find training materials here under Training > API Guides, and critically for Java developers, the Reference. The Reference takes you to the Java docs for the entire SDK.
- [Instructor] Google provides extensive documentation…that you can use to learn about…the Android application framework…and to look up specific Java classes from the Android SDK.…You can get to all the documentation on the web…from this page, at developer.android.com.…From there, click on the Develop link…and you'll find links over on the left…to Training, to API Guides, and critically, to Reference.…When you click on Reference, you're taken to the API docs.…And this has documentation for everything…that's a part of the Android Core SDK.…
Now, in Android Development,…you aren't just using SDK classes.…You're also using classes from the Android Repository…and the Google Repository.…So, you sometimes you have to go searching…for the documentation for various components.…But a lot of it is centralized right here.…Let's say for example, that I was looking…for a particular class, like activity.…I can click into the Search box and type Activity…and I'd see everything listed over here.…And I'd choose the particular class I was interested in.…
- 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