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Android Development Tools for Eclipse by Sanjay Shah, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman

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Chapter 1. Installing Eclipse, ADT, and SDK

This chapter serves as an installation instruction for all the development toolkits required to develop Android on Windows environment. It is separated into the following subtopics:

  • Brief introduction to the Android platform
  • Installing the Java Development Kit (JDK)
  • Installing the Android SDK
  • Installing the Eclipse (Juno)
  • Installing the Android Development Toolkits (ADT) in Eclipse (Juno)
  • Linking the Android SDK to the Eclipse

Before we proceed with the installation guide, there is some basic information an Android developer must know.

Introducing the Android platform

In simple terms, Android is a Linux based operating system for touch screen devices developed by Android Inc., financed by Google and was bought ...

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