The Gradle build system is used in Android Studio to compile and package your apps for deployment. Learn how to use the Gradle build scripts that are included in a new application.
- [Instructor] Your Android app is built…or compiled by the Gradle library.…Gradle is a build system.…It's responsible for compiling your code…and packaging the resulting files…and your application resources so they can be deployed…through the Google Play Store or other app stores.…You configure Gradle using files called build dot gradle.…And when you first create an application,…you'll see that there are two versions…of the file available, one labeled as the project file,…and one labeled as the module file.…
Now, due to a known bug in Android Studio,…you might not see both of these files…displayed under Gradle scripts,…when you're in the Android Scope.…So, to find them, I recommend going to the project scope.…You'll find the project file here under the project,…and then the module file here under the app directory.…And I'll open both of them at the same time.…The project build dot gradle file…defines the Gradle plug-in version,…and if you're working in Kotlin,…the version of the Kotlin plug-in.…
It's critical that these files are updated whenever you…
- 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 Studio Essential Trainingwith David Gassner2h 28m Beginner
Android P First Look for Developerswith David Gassner36m 30s 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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