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8. Android Studio Introduction and Setup

Ted Hagos1 
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Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
 
What we’ll cover:
  • Overview of Android

  • History

  • Tooling

  • Setup

Android could mean many things to different people, but since you’re holding this book, I assume you’re interested in the part of Android that’s suited for developers. Android is a platform that’s comprised of an operating system, software libraries, application frameworks, software development kit, pre-built applications, and a reference design. Both the platform and its development eco-system have evolved over time.

In this chapter, we’ll take a look at Android’s history and architecture. ...

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