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Introduction to Android™ Application Development: Android Essentials, Fourth Edition by Joseph Annuzzi Jr., Lauren Darcey, Shane Conder

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2. Setting Up Your Android Development Environment

Android developers write and test applications on their computers and then deploy those applications onto the actual device hardware for further testing.

In this chapter, you become familiar with all the tools you need to master in order to develop Android applications. You learn information about configuring your development environment both on a virtual device and on real hardware. You also explore the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) and all it has to offer.

Note

The Android SDK and Android Development Tool Bundles are updated frequently. We have made every attempt to provide the latest steps for the latest tools. However, these steps and the user interfaces described in this chapter ...

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