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Beginning Android Programming: Develop and Design by Kevin Grant, Chris Haseman

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Welcome to Android

Eclipse and Android Studio are the two supported integrated development environments (IDEs) for Android development, and you need only one to follow along with the examples in this book. There are, however, a few other tools you should be aware of that will be very useful now and in your future work with Android. While you may not use all these tools until you’re getting ready to ship an application, it will be helpful to know about them when the need arises.

Image Eclipse (ADT Bundle)

Eclipse was the first publicly available IDE for Android and has been in use since 2008. Previous iterations required a complicated setup process ...

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