<TX1>If you want to become an Android developer, this is the ultimate book for you!
<TX2> Android truly dominates the mobile OS industry because of the long list of features it comes with. It is user-friendly, has great community support, and offers customization to a greater extent. As a result, we can observe a sharp increase in the market demand for developing Android mobile applications. With that, companies search for smart developers with the right skill set.
Android development is not only an easy skill to learn but also one that is highly in demand. With the Android market growing rapidly, the job opportunities for Android Developers are also increasing. By learning Android Studio, you give yourself the best possible chance to reach any career goals you might have.
This book introduces Android Studio as an interface for creating your applications and operating complex file management behind the scenes. Android Studio should be perceived simply as a canvas where you write, edit, and save your projects and files that make up those projects. At the same time, Android Studio will give you access to the Android Software Development Kit, which acts as an extension to the Java or Kotlin code that allows it to run smoothly on Android devices and take advantage of the native hardware.
With Mastering Android Studio, you will learn the latest and most productive tools in the Android tools ecosystem and the best practices for Android app development. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner, with this guide you can study or refresh your knowledge about the history of the Android platform, and its main characteristics and advantages. As a reader, you will come across concepts that deal with installing and setting up the development environment in detail by following simple instructions and examples. And once you master installation and configuration processes, you will be able to find out more about Gradle Build Scripts and Android Studio Projects.
This book serves as a complete guide to exploring Android Studio, expanding your knowledge and experience that will only benefit you throughout your career as a developer. Thus, whether you are just starting out or are already familiar with the Android operating system, there is no better time than now to improve your Android skills and start looking for new life opportunities.
With the help of this Mastering title, you can turn your original and imaginative application ideas into real-world practical applications. You can create Android games, applications for your resources, applications for your productivity, or anything else that you want.
Learn more about our other Mastering titles at: https://www.routledge.com/Mastering-Computer-Science/book-series/MCS
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Android Studio
Chapter 2 Getting Started with Android Studio
Chapter 3 Android Studio Basics
Chapter 4 Android Studio Tools
Chapter 5 Debugging
Sufyan bin Uzayr is a writer, coder and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in the industry. He has authored several books in the past, pertaining to a diverse range of topics, ranging from History to Computers/IT.
Sufyan is the Director of Parakozm, a multinational IT company specializing in EdTech solutions. He also runs Zeba Academy, an online learning and teaching vertical with a focus on STEM fields.
Sufyan is a digital nomad, dividing his time between four countries. He has lived and taught in universities and educational institutions around the globe. Sufyan takes a keen interest in technology, politics, literature, history and sports, and in his spare time, he enjoys teaching coding and English to young students.
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