Before You Begin

In this section, you’ll set up your computer for use with this book. Google frequently updates the Android™ development tools, so before reading this section, check the book’s website

http://www.deitel.com/books/AndroidFP3

to see if we’ve posted an updated version of this Before You Begin section.

Software and Hardware System Requirements

To develop Android apps, you need a Windows®, Linux® or Mac® OS X® system. To view the latest operating-system requirements visit

http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html#Requirements

and scroll down to the System Requirements heading. We developed the apps in this book using the following software:

• Java SE 7 Software Development Kit

• Android Studio 1.4 Integrated Development Environment ...

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