Our first Android app
Now we can get started on the first app. In programming, it is tradition for the first app of a new student to use whatever language/OS they are using to say hello to the world. We will quickly build an app that does just that, and in Chapter 2, First Contact – Java, XML, and the UI Designer, we will go beyond that and add some buttons that respond to the user when they are pressed.
The complete code as it stands at the end of this chapter is in the download bundle in the
Chapter 1 folder for your reference. You can't simply copy and paste this code, however! You still need to go through the project creation phase explained in this chapter (and at the beginning of all projects), as Android Studio does lots of work behind ...