Explore, Learn and Design
By Sagar Patel
Why an EC fellow should develop app
• Embedded Engineer
• Hardware optimization for Application life
• Link between pure Hardware engineer and
pure IT engineer
• Entrepreneurs are focusing on Mobile
• Android SDK (Software Development Kit)
• ADT Plug In
• Start new project by File -> New -> Android
• Select the Appropriate API version and
package name for your project.
• Click on Next. Again click on next.
• Select the launcher icon if you want.
• For Activity select Blank Activity and click on
next and then finish.
What do all this file do?
– Starting point of your application
– Responds to events, clicks and
switches between activities
• Layout Files
– GUI for your application
– Keeps Database
• Android Manifest
– Keeps track of Layouts and Java files
– It contains the permission for other
interfaces like camera, memory card,
Bluetooth, GPS, Internet Access.
Create an Android Virtual Device
• Click on AVD Icon :
• Windows -> AVD Manager -> New.
Running your First App
• Click the project folder so that it is highlighted (very
important . You must run your app from here)
• Run as an Android App
• The app will install on your android virtual device
• Find your app name by clicking the apps icon and start