Android and Android Studio: Getting Started

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Learn how to get started with Android and Android Studio in this short tutorial. It demontrates how to install Android Studio (Google’s official Android IDE) and create your first Android app. You’ll learn how to download the Java SDK, download and install Android Studio, create a new “Hello World” project, and run your app on an emulator and real Android device.

You’ll also learn a series of Protips from an Android app startup as they go through the process of developing their app in a highly stressful environment. With over 1 billion Android devices already activated, Android represents an incredible opportunity for developers. Installing Android Studio is your first step!

Download the Java Development Kit:
Download Android Studio:
Android USB Drivers for Windows:

Once you’ve installed Android Studio, learn more about developing Android Apps using these resources:
Android Developer Documentation:
Developing Android Apps Udacity Online Training:
Android Design for Developers Udacity Online Training:

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  1. hey guys was hoping that i can get some info and i know this is completely unrelated to what this video is based on but i am guessing you guys are part of the android developer community and i was hoping i can get something straighten out …. so i want to connect my android app that i created to an oracle database using the jdbc library and i just wanted to know if this was possible Note that am not asking for instruction just a simple yes or no whether it is possible to do in the android environment

  2. Hello i am new to android development, i have a i3 machine with 4 gigs of ram, i tried to run a simple program with emulator but my computer hanged for several minutes, i started system monitor, the usage was more than 89% . also it was using swap memory, SURELY , I WANT TO UPGRADE THE RAM TO STAY IN BUSINESS, BUT I AM CONFUSED BY HOW MUCH I SHOULD INCREASE THE RAM. any suggestion ANYONE

  3. Will somoen tell me how powerful a laptop need to be? As the minimum requirements online do not discuss CPU and GPU; so how powerful does an programming laptop need to be?

  4. @android … I am a mobile web app developer …. please make tutorials on how to simply use Android studio to launch an index.html file on an emulated device …. there is thousands of us and we never get decent video tutorials on how to make the best use out of Android studio to make progressive web apps.

  5. I started making an app this year and it still isn't finished .I am constantly bombarded by bugs .I started out with lots of enthusiasm now I feel at a stand still and hardly keep concentrating and started to forget basic Java and android concepts .Don't know what to do.

  6. Do you have to pay uploading apps on the appstore? And is there any way you can upload your app to your phone , not just to check if it works ( with USB-debugging) but permenantly ?

  7. Come on Google, you made Android Studio. There are hundreds of new people who want to be developers who don't know where to start. Can't you make a tutorial series?

  8. Good to know. I, someone running windows, will specifically download the Mac Java SE Development Kit because the tutorial completely forgot there are other operating systems on the market.

  9. Thanks for the Video clip! Excuse me for chiming in, I am interested in your opinion. Have you considered – Chiveard Creating Empire Framework (google it)? It is a smashing one off product for learning how to create and develop your own android app minus the headache. Ive heard some extraordinary things about it and my BF finally got amazing results with it.

  10. This was the most complicated crap I've seen in years. I just want to run the fucking emulator don't give a shit about anything else.

  11. why google makes everything so complex, I think I need a lifetime just to install android studio 3.0 on my windows 10, and doing some research on sdk, searching for ways to find "HOW TO DOWNLOAD ANDROID SDK" "WHERE TO DOWNLOAD ANDROID SDK" "WHY PROXY IS GOING TO DEFAULT SETTINGS EVEN THOUGH I ENTER ALL THE DETAILS IT NEEDS" "WHY THE HELL GOOGLE REMOVED SDK FROM INSTALLER???????"

  12. i get this error
    please help me

    Error:FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.

    * What went wrong:
    Task 'sdkman' not found in root project 'MYAPP'.

    * Try:
    Run gradle tasks to get a list of available tasks. Run with –stacktrace option to get the stack trace. Run with –info or –debug option to get more log output.

    * Get more help at https://help.gradle.org

    BUILD FAILED in 2s