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
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We developed the apps in this book using the following software:
• Java SE Software Development Kit (JDK)
• Android Studio 1.4 Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
• Android 6 SDK (API 23)
You’ll see how to obtain each ...