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GETTING STARTED

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In this chapter, you’ll get started by installing Java, Eclipse, and Android Studio onto your computer, and then you’ll get familiar with some basic Java programming by testing out some commands in the interactive command line shell, JShell.

Java is a powerful, multiplatform programming language that’s free to download and install on Windows, macOS, and Linux. Eclipse, an industry-standard integrated development environment (IDE), is a toolkit for building Java apps quickly and easily. And Android Studio is the development environment for Android mobile apps in Java. It gives you the power to program your own mobile games and ...

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