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Android NDK Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Sylvain Ratabouil

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Time for action – preparing Windows for Android development

To develop with the Android NDK on Windows, we need to set up a few prerequisites: Cygwin, a JDK, and Ant.

  1. Go to http://cygwin.com/install.html and download the Cygwin setup program suitable for your environment. Once downloaded, execute it.
  2. In the installation window, click on Next and then Install from Internet.
    Time for action – preparing Windows for Android development

    Follow the installation wizard screens. Consider selecting a download site from where Cygwin packages are downloaded in your country.

    Then, when proposed, include the Devel, Make, Shells, and bash packages:

    Follow the installation wizard until the end. This may take some time depending ...

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