The SDK Manager is where you can download new versions of various SDK components. Learn about the user interface and how to decide which components you need.
- [Instructor] When you build and package Android apps,…you're depending on the Android SDK.…And you can manage your installation of the SDK…through an interface called the SDK Manager.…Open the SDK Manager by clicking Configure…and then SDK Manager.…You can also get here through the Preferences…or Settings link,…or if you already have an Android project open,…you can get here from the menu.…The SDK Manager has three tabs, labeled SDK Platforms,…SDK Tools, and SDK Update Sites.…
Of these, you only need to deal with the first two.…The SDK Platforms tab shows you the different versions…of Android that you have available.…They're labeled by the Android version number,…but also by what's known as the API level.…The end user knows about the version number…and the version name.…For example, Android 9.0 is Pie,…Android 8 and 8.1 are Oreo, and so on.…But for the developer, the API level is what's important.…You can find the details of what you have installed…by clicking the check box at the bottom right.…
And you'll see that for Android 9,…
- 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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