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Android studio is a framework that includes every tool necessary to develop Android apps and games. Technically, it is an official IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for facilitating app and game development
Let us begin this journey of developing Apps and Games:
Downloading Android Studio
Download latest version of Android Studio Here
Starting A Project
- File→ New→ New Project
Choose an activity as desired. For beginners, let us start by creating an empty activity. Next, you assign a name to your application, and choose a language. Generally, codes are written in two languages: Java and Kotlin. You can choose any of the two. For this tutorial we will follow Java.
Minimum SDK: Here is where you decide to make a trade off. Choosing the version of API vs the target devices.
- API 16(Jelly Bean): Supported by 99.8% devices
- And API 26(Oreo): Supported by 60.8%devices
If you use older versions,your app may miss out on many of the “modern” features and If you use the latest versions , as you might have guessed, your app will not be supported by many devices.
Personally, I recommend using an API 23 version but of course it totally depends on what tasks you want your apps to perform.
And Finally The Finish Option. Your Project is Loaded.
This is what the screen looks like(For an empty Activity)