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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, 4th Edition by Kristin Marsicano, Chris Stewart, Bill Phillips

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Creating an Android Project

The first step is to create an Android project. An Android project contains the files that make up an application. To create a new project, first open Android Studio.

If this is your first time running Android Studio, you will see the Welcome dialog, as in Figure 1.3.

Figure 1.3  Welcome to Android Studio

Welcome to Android Studio

Before you begin your project, take a moment to turn off a feature that could interfere with your work. Instant Run is designed to streamline development by allowing you to push code changes without building a new APK. Unfortunately, it does not always work as intended, so we recommend that ...

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