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Mastering Android Studio 3 by Kyle Mew

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Development kits

Perhaps the most significant differences between Android Things and other forms of Android development is the hardware. It is tempting to think that an expertise in embedded circuitry is needed, and although a little knowledge in this area is useful, it is by no means necessary, as Google works with System on a Chip (SoC) manufacturers, such as Intel, NXP, and Raspberry Pi, to produce developer kits that allow us to quickly produce and test prototypes.

As always, Android Studio has been designed to assist us in as many ways as possible, and of course, there are a support library, system images, and a growing collection of working samples to help us on our way. Unfortunately, there is no way to simply emulate Android Things, ...

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