Day 142 — Creating an Enterprise App Project

Hey and welcome!

With this project we’re going to be working on an enterprise app for insurance claims that works with AWS though the focus today is getting the project set up.

Go ahead and create a new 2D project and call it along the lines of “Service Adjustment App”

You’ll also want your editor layout to look like the following as we’ll be creating this for a mobile android device:

Speaking of, we need to get this ready for android development so head on over to your build settings under the File tab and click on Android and choose the Switch Platform option. When that’s finished processing go ahead and create a new aspect ratio by using the plus icon at the bottom of the list and change it from fixed to aspect and set it as 9:16 to give it a vertical layout.

If you have access to Filebase then the next thing you’ll want to do is download the Enterprise Application Starter File:

If you don’t then you’ll need to follow along as best you can with your own assets you may have. One of the handy things you’ll find in these assets in the Insurance App folder is the Navigation PDF which gives a good outline of how the app is going to connect together.

That’s looking pretty cool and is going to be very helpful and is close to something that you would have been handed if you were tasked to do this at work but you should be able to follow along easily enough through these upcoming articles.

Last thing to check up on is if your current build of Unity has the Android SDK and JDK installed currently. To do that you can head to Preferences > External Tools and under the android section you’ll see something along the lines of this if everything is installed fine:

If not then luckily it’s easy enough to install! Open up your Unity hub and head into your Installs section and find the current install of Unity that you’re using for your project. When you’ve done that you can click on the three vertical dots and choose the “Add Modules” option and you’ll find an option for Android Build Support that you can choose which will get the SDK and JDK installed for you.

With that your project is almost ready to start getting work done. We’ll look into integrating AWS with this in the next article.

Hey and welcome! My name is Connor and my goal here is to put out a daily post for a full year about my game development journey.