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New to developing and coding.

Hello, i have been curious on creating android apps for a while now and decided to start learning more.

Before I joined this site I downloaded Android Studio right from android.Com

I started the Android development track and almost done with the first thing

So far I've been learning simple things like console.printf, console.readLine, String, ect... and was able to create my first mad lib. Program!

All exited I went to android stuido to see if I could do something similar and it almost seems to be in a different language? Like "onComand" for example, and dosn't recognize the simple stuff I'm learning.

Did I join the wrong track? Or am do I just need to be patient and the track will dive more into this?


Ariel Borochov
Ariel Borochov
Courses Plus Student 7,436 Points

I have been using Android Studio and it works fine for me. What stage have you completed? Its been helpful for me so far. The most problems are getting used to the tools Eclipse vs Android Studio etc. What exactly isn't working for you

3 Answers

brian colliflower
brian colliflower
15,433 Points

I don't think you have gone far enough the mad libs is a simple java program Android is java but a different framework the commands for out put are different I would keep going and explore different programs I went to college for programming and I have learned more here I have even published an app based off of what I have learned on this site

Daniel Hair
Daniel Hair
5,080 Points

Just be patient. About a week or two ago, I started it and now I am starting to think about what the teacher is going to say before he says it and I type in the code before/as he says it.

Thanks, everyone ! i figured Android was a bit different than the simple stuff im learning! i just need to give it time!