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Mastering Android Application Development by Antonio Pachón Ruiz

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

We will start the book with an overview of Material Design and Android 6 Marshmallow. The new Material Design concept from Google has been a revolution in the way apps look and feel.

During the course of the book, we will build an app called MasteringAndroidApp. In this chapter, we will explain what the app is about. In this app, we will put into practice all the concepts and theory explained in every chapter. At the end of the book, we should have a rich app, full of features, which can be easily modified to create your own version and uploaded to the Google Play Store.

We will ensure that we have all the necessary tools, downloading the latest version of Android and introducing Genymotion, the quickest emulator for Android, ...

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