First Android Application

In my last post, I wrote about getting started with android studio which includes downloading and installing Android Studio. Now, its time to move forward and learn how to build your first android application or how android studio works. You can’t learn any software or language without practicing it.  So, stop wasting your time on learning the theory for android development and move towards building your first application. Continue reading

Difference Between IDE and Compiler

I recently had the opportunity to interact with a few Computer Science Major students (funny, I used to be one not long ago), and was shocked to see that they had difficulty differentiating between a compiler and an IDE! A lot of them thought that they were synonymous or there was very little distinction between them.Many also thought that Java could only be coded in Eclipse and nothing else. If these bright young minds have such misconception then surely a lot of people must have them. Therefore, here I am, humbly presenting my view and differentiating between the two totally different and not so related terms. Continue reading