Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Java: introduction to Java Android programming

Since Android is one of the most prolific uses of Java UI today, we will do a short overview of that platform. We will use the same IntelliJ IDEA we use for or regular java programming.

Android SDK setup:


First of all we have to make sure our IDE has Android plugin:

Download at least one SDK level e.g. API 17:

Create a new Android MODULE:

Name the Module:

Accept default Module SDK, you should have API 17 or up:

Set output path:

Try to run the project:

Android (with ANT) project structure, please not it is different from Maven, or Gradle structure:

We will create an app as such:

With following structure:

Please follow the rest of the tutorial here: