Setting up a development environment
The Android development environment consists mainly of two distinct components: the SDK, which provides the code libraries behind Android and Android Studio, and a powerful code editor that is used for constructing and testing applications for Android phones and tablets, Wear, TV, Auto, Glass, and Cardboard. Both these components can both be downloaded as a single package from http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html.
Installing Android Studio
The installation is very straightforward. Run the Android Studio bundle and follow the on-screen instructions, installing HAXM hardware acceleration if prompted, and selecting all SDK components, as shown here:
Android Studio is dependent on the Java JDK. If you have ...
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