Saturday, 30 April 2016

Sitting 1: Setting up Android Studio

When people describe me, "PATIENT" is one term which is not often used. So rather than keeping tab of my progress in days, I would rather resort to Sitting.

Sittings - The time, I calmly sit my ass down and focus on learning the basics of Android development.

So, first I chose to use Android Studio as the IDE of choice, and it looks pretty convincing as well.

Features of Android Studio

Downloading the IDE
  1. Go to Android Studio and click the link to download.
  2. Accept the Terms and Conditions, (which I blindly did), and wait for the 1.1 GB download to complete.
  1. When the download started, I was redirected to a page which stated that I must havea  JDK version 6 or higher. 
  2. I downloaded it from Java website.

    Note - To check if you have JDK installed (and which version), open a terminal and type javac -version. If the JDK is not available or the version is lower than version 6, download the Java SE Development Kit 7
  3. Then the run the exe file to install JDK 1.7.
Installing Android Studio
  1. I ran the Android studio executable and 

Saturday, 23 January 2016

The Android Pilot Project

I don't know about most of you guys, but I am a newbie developer. But I was intrigued by the potential of the awesome Google Play Store. So to reap benefits from it, I too acquired a craving for Android development.
Hence I have solemnly vowed to start with the basic learning of Android development, and as a means to document my progress, I would be using blogger. It would not only help me track my progress, but also help me keep me focused and motivated.

So here it goes, mates! My first shot into Android development. I will try to register every and all of my programming done my me, and share all the detailed steps to learn Android development for a beginner like me.