Learn Android Studio: Build Android Apps Quickly and Effectively
Adam Gerber, Clifton Craig, David Selvaraj
Master Android Studio 2 and its rich tools ecosystem, including Git and Gradle. This book covers how Android Studio works seamlessly with Git, for source control, and Gradle, a build and test tool. In addition, Learn Android Studio, Second Edition demonstrates how to develop/collaborate with remote Git web-hosting services such as GitHub and Bitbucket. Four complete Android projects accompany this volume and are available for download from a public Git repository.
With this book, you learn the latest and most productive tools in the Android tools ecosystem, and the best practices for Android app development. You will be able to take away the labs' code as templates or frameworks to re-use and customize for your own similar apps.
Android Studio is an intuitive, feature-rich, and extremely forgiving Integrated Development Environment (IDE). This IDE is more productive and easier to use for your Android app creations than Eclipse. With this book you will quickly master Android Studio and maximize your Android development time.
What You’ll Learn
- Get started with Android Studio 2
- Navigate and use Android Studio
- Do version control with Git
- Use Gradle
- Debug your code using Android Studio
- Manage your app projects
- Test your apps
- Analyze and refactor your code
- Customize Android Studio
- Use the new Android Wear framework
Who This Book Is For
Android app developers new to this IDE tool.