Setting Up NerdLauncher
In Android Studio, select File → New Project... to create a new project. Start with the Add No Activity option for Phone and Tablet. Name the app NerdLauncher and give it a package name of com.bignerdranch.android.nerdlauncher. Select the option to Use AndroidX artifacts and leave the rest of the defaults as they are.
Once Android Studio has initialized the project, create a new empty activity using File → New → Activity → Empty Activity. Name the activity NerdLauncherActivity and check the Launcher Activity box.
NerdLauncherActivity will display a list of application names in a RecyclerView.
androidx.recyclerview:recyclerview:1.0.0 dependency to app/build.gradle, as you did in Chapter 9. If you would ...