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Kotlin Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, First Edition by David Greenhalgh, Josh Skeen

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Android Studio

To create an Android project, you will use the Android Studio IDE instead of IntelliJ. Android Studio is built on IntelliJ, and while they share many similarities, Android Studio includes extra features required for developing Android applications.

Download Android Studio from developer.android.com/​studio/​index.html. Once the download has completed, follow the installation instructions for your platform at developer.android.com/​studio/​install.html.

Note that this chapter is based on Android Studio 3.1 and Android 8.1 (API 27). If you have a more recent version, some of the details may have changed.

Before creating a new project, confirm that the Android SDK package you will need has been downloaded for your ...

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