Android Studio 3.0 Development Essentials - Android 8 Edition Errata

Android Studio 3.0 Development Essentials - Android 8 Edition was published on November 22, 2017. The current revision is 1.0. The revision of your copy of the book can be found in the copyright page at the start of the book.

Section 2.6.3 - Windows 10

On recent updates to WIndows 10, the Advanced system settings option has moved and can be located using the following steps:

Right-click on the Start menu, select Settings from the resulting menu and enter “Edit the system environment variables” into the Find a setting text field. In the System Properties dialog, click the Environment Variables... button. Follow the steps outlined for Windows 7 starting from step 3.

Section 3.5 - Figure 3-19

Figure 3-19 shows the XML structure for a layout containing a TextView instead of the Button component added previously in the chapter.

Section 18.12 - Adding Barriers

In order to use barriers it will be necessary to use a recent beta of the constraint layout library within the project. This can be achieved by following these steps:

- Select and open the Gradle Scripts -> build.gradle (Module: app) file using the project explorer tool window.

- Edit the constraint layout dependency to use the 1.1.0-beta5 or later, for example:

    implementation 'com.android.support.constraint:constraint-layout:1.1.0-beta5'
- Sync the project by clicking on the Sync Now button.

The barrier options should now appear in the layout editor Guidelines toolbar menu has shown the book.

27.3 Implementing the Listener Class

The first code listing in this section should have shown the following lines in bold indicating that the lines needed to be added to the class file:
       implements GestureDetector.OnGestureListener,
       GestureDetector.OnDoubleTapListener

Section 51.9 - Bundled Notifications

The incorrect image was included for Figure 51-13. The figure should have appeared as follows:

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