Getting Started with Android Wear

Introduction to Android Wear and how to build Wear apps

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last updated: 2017-12

The guides in this section introduce Android Wear, describe how to install and configure your computer for Wear development, and provide steps to help you create and run your first Android Wear app.

Introduction to Wear

Provides a basic overview of Android Wear, describes its key features, lists some of the more popular Android Wear devices, and provides links to essential Google Android Wear documentation for further reading.

Setup & Installation

Walks through the installation steps and configuration details required to prepare your computer and devices for Android Wear development.

Hello, Wear

This walkthrough provides step-by-step instructions for creating a small Android Wear project that handles button clicks and displays a click counter on the Wear device.

Xamarin Workbook

If it's not already installed, install the Xamarin Workbooks app first. The workbook file should download automatically, but if it doesn't, just click to start the workbook download manually.