So if you’ve completed my tutorial on Object-Oriented Programming, you now have a lot of the basics under your belt necessary to build applications for Google’s Android platform.
So what is an “App”? Well if you’ve ever played with an iPhone, iPad or any other type of smart phone or tablet, you’ve likely interacted with an application. It’s a program built for a mobile platform. The beauty of creating an application is that you don’t have to worry about the specifics on how someone would get it to work on their device, that’s dealt with in the development kit. So what about the word “Android”? Well Android is the operating system used on Google-based devices as opposed to iOS that is used on Apple mobile devices.
In this tutorial I will show you how to convert your BlackJack program from the previous tutorial into a simple but functional Android application…let’s get started >>