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Ted HagosLearn Android Studio 3 with Kotlinhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3907-0_9

9. Getting Started

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

  • Creating a project

  • Creating an android virtual device

  • The Android Studio IDE

Applications in android are not quite the same as apps written for the desktop. They might have some striking similarities as far as appearances go, but structurally they differ quite a lot. The EXE files contain all the routines and subroutines the application needs within it. From time to time it may rely on some dynamically loaded library, but the executable file is pretty much self-contained. Android apps are not quite like that, they are made up of loosely ...

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