In this video, Doug Winnie reviews the basic tools you'll use to create an Android app. First is the Android Studio IDE, and creating a Google developer account to register as a developer with Google. Two optional tools are the Creative Cloud, or similar creative tools, to build assets for your project, and physical hardware, like a phone or tablet, to test your app on.
- [Instructor] Throughout the development of an Android app,…you'll use several tools and technologies to create it.…The main tool you'll use is Android Studio.…Android Studio is an IDE,…or Integrated Development Environment.…According to Wikipedia,…an Integrated Development Environment…is a software application…that provides comprehensive facilities…to computer programmers for software development.…An IDE normally consists of a code editor,…build automation tools, and a debugger.…Most modern IDEs have an…intelligent code completion mechanism.…Android Studio includes all of these features.…
The term Build refers to the compiler…that is used to convert the project…to the application that runs on Android.…Android Studio is completely free-tool…that allows you to create applications…for Android-targeting phones, tablets,…supported Chrome OS devices, auto, TV, and ware.…The other thing you'll need is a…Google developer account.…This is how you register with Google as a developer,…to distribute your app in Google Play.…
- 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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