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Android Application Development Tutorial Introduction

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Do you want to an Android Application developer? And you are searching a very simple and efficient tutorial. Here on onlyloudest.com, we are going to start Android Application Development tutorial. By this Free Android Application Development tutorial we will learn Android development from zero level.

android application development tutorial

Introduction to Android

Android is an open source operating system for mobile devices provided by world famous Google Inc. Now a day Android is also available for smart Television (Android TV) and also for watches (Android Wear). It is Linux based operating system.  The first Android Software Development kit was launched by Google in 2007 and first version of Android, Android 1.0 was launched in September 2008.

So Android operating system is for

  • Smartphone
  • Android TV (Television)
  • Android Wear (Watch)

In January 2015, Android devices accounted for approximately 62% of the US smartphone and tablet market, 82.7% of the Chinese market, and 73.3% of the European market

Available Android Versions

  • Alpha (Android 1.0)
  • Beta (Android 1.1)
  • Cupcake (Android 1.5)
  • Donut (Android 1.6)
  • Eclair (Android 2.0–2.1)
  • Froyo (Android 2.2–2.2.3)
  • Gingerbread Android (2.3–2.3.7)
  • Honeycomb (Android 3.0–3.2.6)
  • Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0–4.0.4)
  • Jelly Bean (Android 4.1–4.3.1)
  • KitKat (Android 4.4–4.4.4, 4.4W–4.4W.2)
  • Lollipop (Android 5.0–5.1.1)

Programming language required for Android Development

If you are going to be an Android developer then a question is stroking in your mind that which programming language required for Android application development? Right, OK, so here I am going to tell you programming language required for understand android application development tutorial

There is mainly two language use in android application development

  • Java
  • XML

Java: If you know the basic of Java then you can easily be a smart android app developer. So For Android app developer you should have basic knowledge of Java. If you do not know a bit about Java then you can easily learn Java also during the android application development.

So you need

  • Basic knowledge of JAVA

XML: Do not worry more about XML language. I am telling you that if you have the basic knowledge of HTML, if you know to use tags in HTML then I am sure you can easily implement XML in Android development.

You should have

  • Simple knowledge of HTML
  • How to use tags in HTML
  • HTML properties

Development KIT used in Android Application Development Tutorial

We have discussed about android introduction and programming language requirement. Now you are thinking of where to code or where to develop android Application.

For any type of software or application development some tools is required and those tools are provided by that company or by other company either paid or free it is depend up on the company, but do not worry Android Development tool is Free as we all know that android is an open source platform provided by Google.

There are mainly two Development tools are available for the android application development

  • Android Studio
  • ADT (Android Development Tools)

The above both Development tools are used for the Android application development, Now one question is rise that where to download, So I am telling you can download Any of the above from the Official website of the android.

Here is the link   Download Development Kit

By clicking above link you can download the Android Development kit.

Lesson 1: Home Work

  • Download the Android Development kit.
  • Download the JRE (Java Runtime Environment), For Android 5.0 and higher JDK is needed.

Java Runtime Environment Download Link JRE Download

But If you are going to Develop Applications for Android 5.0 and higher then JRE is not sufficient, in Next tutorial We will discuss on it.

Words from Tutor on “Android Application Development Tutorial”

OK so complete these above homework, and we will continue our “Android Application development tutorial” in next lessons, so be regular and try to complete your homework to gain knowledge from this “Android Application development tutorial”. IF you have any doubt, any suggestion or question then feels free to ask to me in comment section. For latest update on Android Application Development tutorial you can like our page on facebook.

Comments (6)

  • Outstanding * I Can’t Get Over It * Great broooo…….

    • Author

      Thank you Abhinandan bro for your comment. Keep watching Android tutorial.

  • Hi Vikash,
    Nice to see you here New on OnlyLoudest . Actually basically I’m a B.tech student really like to interested in learn about Android Development .
    Thanks for Sharing Basics and Introduction here , looking forward to learn more.

    • Author

      Hi, Priya Singh,Thank you for your valuable comment. Nice to know about you that you are also a B.tech Students. It is good that you are interested in android development. So be connected with Onlyloudest for more tutorials on Android.

  • Good initiative bro,Thanks for helping newbies.

    • Author

      Thank you ghouse for your valuable comment, Keep supporting this tutorial.

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