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<h2>Dependencies and prerequisites</h2>
<li>Android 1.6 or higher</li>
<h2>You should also read</h2>
<li><a href="{@docRoot}guide/topics/resources/index.html">Application Resources</a></li>
<li><a href="{@docRoot}training/multiscreen/index.html">Designing for Multiple Screens</a></li>
<p>Android devices come in many shapes and sizes all around the world. With a wide range of device
types, you have an opportunity to reach a huge audience with your app. In order to be as successful
as possible on Android, your app needs to adapt to various device configurations. Some of the
important variations that you should consider include different languages, screen sizes, and
versions of the Android platform.</p>
<p>This class teaches you how to use basic platform features that leverage alternative
resources and other features so your app can provide an optimized user experience on a
variety of Android-compatible devices, using a single application package (APK).</p>
<dt><b><a href="languages.html">Supporting Different Languages</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how to support multiple languages with alternative string resources.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="screens.html">Supporting Different Screens</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how to optimize the user experience for different screen sizes and densities.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="platforms.html">Supporting Different Platform Versions</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how to use APIs available in new versions of Android while continuing to support
older versions of Android.</dd>