Appendix A. Installing the Android SDK

This appendix walks through the installation of Eclipse, the Android SDK, and the ADT plug-in for Eclipse. This appendix is meant to be a reference resource to assist in setting up the environment for Android application development. The topic of using the development tools is covered in chapter 2.

A.1. Development environment requirements

To develop Android applications, your computing environment must satisfy the minimum requirements. Android development is a quick-paced topic, with changes coming about very rapidly, so it’s a good idea to stay in tune with the latest developments from the Android development team at Google. You’ll find the latest information regarding supported platforms and requirements ...

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