All the code files for this chapter can be found on GitHub at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Android-UI-Development-with-Jetpack-Compose/tree/main/chapter_01. Please download the zipped version or clone the repository to an arbitrary location on your computer. The projects require at least Android Studio Arctic Fox. You can download the latest version at https://developer.android.com/studio. Please follow the detailed installation instructions at https://developer.android.com/studio/install.
To open this book's project, launch Android Studio, click the Open button in the upper-right area of the Welcome to Android Studio window, and select the base directory of the project in the folder selection dialog. Please make sure to not open the base directory of the repository, because Android Studio would not recognize the projects. Instead, you must pick the directory that contains the project you want to work with.
To run a sample app, you need a real device or the Android Emulator. Please make sure that developer options and USB debugging are enabled on the real device, and that the device is connected to your development machine via USB or WLAN. Please follow the instructions at https://developer.android.com/studio/debug/dev-options. You can also set up the Android Emulator. You can find detailed instructions at https://developer.android.com/studio/run/emulator.