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Android Studio Cookbook by Mike van Drongelen

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Chapter 1. Welcome to Android Studio

In this chapter, we will cover some basic tasks related to Android Studio. While reading this and the other chapters, you will learn how to use Android Studio efficiently.

In this chapter, you will learn the following recipes:

  • Creating your first app called Hello Android Studio.
  • The use of Gradle build scripts
  • Testing your app with an emulator called Genymotion
  • Refactoring your code

Introduction

This chapter is an introduction to Android Studio and provides a helicopter view of the different tools that come with this Integrated Development Environment (IDE). In addition to this, some other important tools will be discussed here, such as Genymotion, the emulator that I highly recommend you to use to test your app on ...

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