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Introduction to Android™ Application Development: Android Essentials, Fifth Edition by Shane Conder, Lauren Darcey, Joseph Annuzzi Jr.

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2. Setting Up for Development

Android developers write and test applications on their computers and then deploy those applications onto the actual device hardware for further testing.

In this chapter, you’ll become familiar with all the tools you need to master in order to develop Android applications. You’ll learn information about configuring your development environment both on a virtual device and on real hardware. You’ll also explore the Android SDK and all it has to offer.

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The Android SDK and Android Studio are updated frequently. We have made every attempt to provide the latest steps for the latest tools. However, these steps and ...

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