Get Familiar with an IDE
Software today is often developed in an Integrated Development Environment. This is a software tool to allow you to house all of your work in a project package. You can design some elements graphically, or with code. And you can unleash tools like compilers and linkers to make your final product. You can also test out your app on built in emulators. We'll help you download and configure this impressive tool.
You Really Can do It
Before long you will have a working app. Customize it, add to it, load it to your Android phone. Hopefully, you will have the confidence to use the resources in the appendix to view more information on Android and Java programming.
Click the button below to check to make sure your computer meets the system requirements to run Android Studio. Then download the free guide. Note that Android Studio changes frequently so the guide pictures and steps may need slight changes to work but should allow you to get up and running with Android development.