Activity Class | Android Tutorials #3

After creating an android project, the first thing you will notice is the activity class. An activity is the primary class for user interaction, it is a single-focused task that a user can do.

Activity Class

Each activity should be modular and support one-focused thing a user can do in an app. For example, one that handles only the login of your application. It handles and takes care of the UI you will need for that specific window, using setContentView(view)

Activity Life Cycle

In simple words, an activity can be divided in three states: Read more...

IDEs Overview | Android Tutorials #1

In this tutorial, I will be writing an overview of different IDEs and Frameworks that exists for android development. At the end of this post, you will find several links that could be useful.


The first IDE we will be looking at is Eclipse, that’s where it started. Eclipse has an android plugin (ADT Plugin), which the last update occurred in mid 2015. I have not gone into deep waters with eclipse and android, however, there has been support issues with it. I wouldn’t recommend starting with this. Read more...