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Android NDK Beginner's Guide by Sylvain Ratabouil

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Setting up Mac OS X

Apple computers and Mac OS X have a reputation for being simple and easy to use. And honestly, this adage is rather true when it comes to Android development. Indeed, Mac OS X is based on Unix, well adapted to run the NDK toolchain, and a recent JDK is already installed by default. Mac OS X comes with almost anything we need with the exception of Developer Tools, which need to be installed separately. These Developer Tools include XCode IDE, many Mac development utilities, and also some Unix utilities, such as Make and Ant.

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