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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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3. Writing Your First Android Application

You should now have a workable Android development environment set up on your computer. Hopefully, you also have an Android device as well. Now it’s time for you to start writing some Android code. In this chapter, you learn how to install the Android sample applications, add and create Android projects from within the Android IDE, and you also learn how to verify that your Android development environment is set up correctly. You also write and debug your first Android application in the software emulator and on an Android device.

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The 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 ...

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