Build Android apps using the popular and efficient Android Studio 3 suite of tools, an integrated development environment (IDE) with which Android developers can now use the Kotlin programming language. With this book, you’ll learn the latest and most productive tools in the Android tools ecosystem, ensuring quick Android app development and minimal effort on your part. Along the way, you’ll use Android Studio to develop apps tier by tier through practical examples. These examples cover core Android topics such as Activities, Intents, BroadcastReceivers, Services and AsyncTask. Then, you’ll learn how to publish your apps and sell them online and in the Google Play store.
What You’ll Learn
Use Android Studio 3 to quickly and confidently build your first Android apps
Build an Android user interface using activities and layouts, event handling, images, menus and the action bar
Incorporate new elements including fragments
Learn how data is persisted
Use Kotlin to build apps
Who This Book Is For
Those who may be new to Android Studio 3 or Android Studio in general. You may or may not be new to Android development in general. Some prior experience with Java is also recommended.