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Android Wearable Programming by Steven F. Daniel

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Setting up an Android development environment

In this section, we are going to look at the key concepts to get you started with Android Wear development. Google recommends using Android Studio for development, because of the tight integration it has with the Wear development APIs, as well as the streamlined build cycle with Gradle, that helps minimize a lot of the manual configuration that the developer would need to do in other IDEs.

Before you begin, and as a prerequisite to starting to work with Android Studio, you will need to ensure that your system has the latest version of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed for the version of the operating system that you are using.

Note

To determine if your system has the JRE or the Java Development ...

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