What is Android Introduction

Introduction to Android:

 
 Today android used in many electronic devices like touchscreen mobile, tablets, android TV, Android Auto for cars, and Android watches, each with a specialized user interface. Android are also used on game, digital cameras other electronics.

Important points:

1. Initially, Google’s supported integrated development environment (IDE) or development tool was Eclipse using the Android Development Tools (ADT) plugin  In December 2014.

2. Android App are written using the Android software development kit (SDK). 

3. The SDK includes a complete set of following development tools:

  • Debugger
  • Software libraries
  • Handset emulator based on QEMU
  • Documentation
  • Sample code
  • 4. There are 2.8 million apps(March 2017) available on Google Play store, which can be use by users by downloading and installing the application’s APK (Android application package) file, or by downloading them using an application store program that allows users to install. Google Play Store allows users to look, download and update applications published by Google and third-party developers.
  • 5.By certificates of application, the Android OS identify the author of an application and relationships between developers and their applications.