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Android NDK Beginner's Guide by Sylvain Ratabouil

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What you need for this book

A PC with either Windows or Linux or an Intel-based Mac. As a test machine, an Android device is highly advisable, although the Android NDK provides an emulator which can satisfy most of the needs of a hungry developer. But for 2D and 3D graphics, it is still too limited and slow.

I assume you already understand C and C++ languages, pointers, object-oriented features, and other modern language concepts. I also assume you have some knowledge about the Android platform and how to create Android Java applications. This is not a strong prerequisite, but preferable. I also guess you are not frighten by command-line terminals. The version of Eclipse used throughout this book is Helios (3.6).

Finally, bring all your enthusiasm ...

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