Android is the world’s most popular mobile platform. There are already more than a billion active Android Devices
Android is developed by Open Handset Alliance led by Google.
Android is the world’s most popular mobile platform. At the last count, there were over one billion active Android devices worldwide, and that number is growing rapidly.
Android is basically an application framework that allows you to develop innovative apps and games for your mobile and other devices.
Java is the official development language for android, but in Google I/O 2017, Google Introduced another language Kotlin as an official language.
Android is a comprehensive open source platform based on Linux and championed by Google. It’s a powerful development framework that includes everything you need to build great apps using a mix of Java and XML. What’s more, it enables you to deploy those apps to a wide variety of devices—phones, tablets and more.
We’re going to build our Android apps using a mixture of Java and XML. We’ll explain things along the way, but you’ll need to have a fair understanding of Java to get the most out of this book.
Android apps can be made available to users through Google Play Store.