There are some important tasks that require the use of Android Debug Bridge (adb) and other command-line tools. Learn how to set up your computer to use these tools and about a few important command-line tricks.
- [Instructor] As an Android developer,…you'll find that you spend most…of your time in Android Studio.…But there are many situations where knowing…how to use Android command-line tools can be very useful.…First, you'll want to add the SDK's tools…and platform tools directories to your system path.…They're located here, under your SDK directory.…On Mac, that's typically under the library,…Android, SDK directory under your home directory,…and on Windows it's wherever you placed it…when you installed Android Studio.…
From here you'll find the tools directory,…and under there a BIN directory…and there are commands in both of those directories…in the most recent releases,…and then there's a platform tools directory.…And this is where the critical tool ADB,…for Android Debug Bridge, is located.…If you've never done that before,…you can find directions in the course…Android Studio Essential Training.…Now, to add these directories to your path,…on Windows, just add them to your path environment variable.…
On Mac, you can create a file called bash profile,…
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Explore the world of Android app development. The Android Development Essential Training series walks beginners through the process of developing, designing, managing, and distributing Android apps. In this course—the first installment in the series—David Gassner steps through how to create your very first Android app using a mixture of programming languages, including XML and Kotlin. Learn how to configure Android Studio, the Android SDK, and emulator software, and explore the different files in a typical Android app, including build scripts and the app manifest file. Finally, learn how an app is built from the bottom up, with screens, activities, and layouts. Check out later courses in the series to continue building your app development skills.
- 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
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