In part 1 of this three part series, we examined the exciting world of Android development career, beginning with this post I will start to introduce the fundamentals of Android development. The fundamentals we will cover are the Activity, Fragment, Intents, Layout, Shared Preference, ListView, Adapter and just enough Java. Don’t worry if you do not know what any of those terms mean, at the end of next post you will have a better understanding of not only what those terms mean but where they fit into in Android development. These are the concepts that I believe that you need to grasp to embark on this exciting journey as an Android developer.
Like every profession, there are tools that are used to develop Android app, and you will be an efficient developer to the extent that you master the tools of the trade. Here are the list of the tools that you need to get started with Android development.
Setup - once you gather all the required tools, it is quite easy to setup and get started with Android development. Follow these steps to setup your Android development environment.
Time to put together our development environment.
I am a Software Engineer with expertise in Android Development. I am available for Android development projects.