1 Your First Android Application

This first chapter is full of new concepts and moving parts required to build an Android application. It is OK if you do not understand everything by the end of this chapter. You will be revisiting these ideas in greater detail as you proceed through the book.

The application you are going to create is called GeoQuiz. GeoQuiz tests the user’s knowledge of geography. The user presses TRUE or FALSE to answer the question onscreen, and GeoQuiz provides instant feedback.

Figure 1.1 shows the result of a user pressing the TRUE button.

Figure 1.1  Do you come from a land down under?

Do you come from a land down under?

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