Your First Android Project
In This Chapter
Creating a new, blank project in Android Studio
Creating an emulator
Running your first app
Studying the anatomy of a project
Before you start creating that next blockbuster Android application, I walk you through creating your first Android application to help solidify a few key aspects in the Android project‐creation process. In this chapter, you create a simple “Hello Android” application that requires no coding whatsoever. What — no coding? How is that possible? Follow along as I show you.
Starting a New Project in Android Studio
First things first: Start Android Studio. You should see a screen that looks similar to the one shown in Figure 3-1. Now you’re ready to start cooking with Android.