Building Your First App, computer science homework help

Building Your First App

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  • Android has a built-in emulator but it is SLOW — you are better to use a USB cable to connect an Android device to the computer you are using to complete your Android assignment and direct output to the device
  • If you do not have an Android device, in week 3 you shall learn about the Genymotion emulator, which is fast; if you do not own an Android device and you needGenymotion now, let me know
  • In a browser navigate to the Android Developers site “Building Your First App
  • Right-click/Translate the page to English (you may have to do this for every page)
  • Complete “Creating an Android Project” and “running Your Application” in Android Studio
  • Do not just do the steps, read the pages — this content provides valuable information about how Android Studio works
  • When you create a new project, make sure you note where the project is stored
  • You can skip the command line steps, but they are good to know
  • Edit the Gradle Scripts/build.grade (Module: app) file by changing the minSdkVersion to 21
  • You will be prompted to do a Project sync; click the “Sync Now” link
  • Open the Gradle Console (bottom right)
  • After the sync completes (you’ll see ‘Build Successful’ in Gradle Console), select Build/Rebuild
  • Select Run/Run ‘app’ to test your application
  • After you have completed the tutorials, find the main project folderapp subfolder
  • Make a new folder and in the new folder and
    1. Name the folder for your last name and assignment
    2. Add the src folder from your project
    3. Add the buildoutputsapkapp-debug.apk file (this is your project executable file)
    4. Zip the folder
  • Attach the zip file to this assignment’s link
  • This assignment is worth 10 points.

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