Category Archives: Android Tutorial
Android Fundamentals and Components
Before going to start development, we need to know about Android Fundamentals and Components, which we will use frequently while developing our android applications. From a developer’s perspective, some important building blocks / components of android are as bellow. Just have a look at them for now, we will discuss them in details latter on.
Android System Architecture
Lets have a look at the below image, which represents the overall android architecture. This image will give you some basic idea about android OS design. Basically you will learn the overall control flow between different android layers. The below image gives us some idea how the entire android OS communicate through different layers.
Install Eclipse, Android SDK and ADT Plugin
This is the most important step before we learn android development. Here we will learn step by step details about How to Install Eclipse, Android SDK and ADT Plugin. If your setup is not successfully completed, then you might face some abnormal errors, while developing and running android applications. Please follow the below step by step procedure, when you install android setup in your system for the first time. Lets discuss step by seep procedure for Installing Eclipse, Android SDK and ADT Plugin for your android development.
What is Android?
Before we start any Android development, We must have some idea about What Android is ? Any guesses What are these ? (Windows, Linux and Mac) Right they are Operating System. No guesses to say Android is nothing but an Operating System. In other words, Android is a Linux-based Operating System designed for touch screen mobile/devices such as smart phones and tablets. Initially developed by Android (A Company), but latter on financially backed by Google and later purchased by Google in 2005.