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October 24, 2021 7:11 PM

I want to make a mobile app

I've had this idea for a while, to create a mobile app. For my food blog, I take pictures and in order to get those pictures on to my site, I have to store them in my Digital Ocean "space". So, I hook up my phone to my Chromebook via USB to transfer the photos, and then I upload them to the server. But I also resize and rename the photos before uploading. It's kind of annoying.

I want to make an app so I can take pictures on my phone and directly upload them, resized and renamed, to the space.

But I don't know anything about mobile app development. I also have an iPhone, and no Mac, and I determined it was easier to obtain a non-iPhone smartphone than to get a Mac.

I took a break from making new posts on my food blog earlier this year. I told myself I wouldn't get back to that until I created this app. So, time to start learning Android app development.

going through this. at least as much as I can until I get bored and can start my actual app or I need other guides that are more relevant.

How to setup phone so I can test out the app in Android Studio:

After plugging in my phone to my laptop:

Today I learned how to add text and images to the screen, and I added a button that did something when I clicked on it. Exciting.