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Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with iOS and Android by Michael Eierman, Jakob Iversen

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Creating the Project

The traditional beginning tutorial for many different languages and development platforms is “Hello World.” Your first Android app will be a slightly modified “Hello World” app. In Eclipse, all Android apps are created within a project. To create your first app, you will have to create your first project. Creating a new project requires stepping through a series of windows and making choices to configure your app. To get started, from Eclipse’s main menu choose File > New > Android Application Project. You should see the New Android Application dialog window, as shown in Figure 3.1.

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Figure 3.1 Initial new Android application ...

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