Mobile for the masses, A gentle introduction to Android

Survey Android's mobile landscape and build your first app!

From the developerWorks archives

Andrew Glover

Date archived: May 14, 2019 | First published: March 05, 2013

The mobile landscape is rich with promise, and Android is a viable and exciting platform for developers who seek a way in. This new series starts with an introduction to Android that is tailored specifically for Java™ developers just getting started with mobile. Learn about Android's three-layer versioning system (and find out why it matters), then set up your development environment and build your first Android app.

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Zone=Java development, Mobile development, Open source
ArticleTitle=Mobile for the masses: A gentle introduction to Android