The Necessary Tools
The ADT Bundle
To get started, you will need the ADT (Android Developer Tools) Bundle. This includes:
an integrated development environment used for Android development. Because Eclipse is also written in Java, you can install it on a PC, a Mac, or a Linux computer. The Eclipse user interface follows the “native look-and-feel” of your machine, so your screen may not look exactly like screenshots in this book.
- Android Developer Tools
a plug-in for Eclipse. This book uses ADT (Android Developer Tools) 21.1. You should make sure you have that version or higher.
- Android SDK
the latest version of the Android SDK
- Android SDK tools and platform-tools
tools for debugging and testing your apps
- a system image for the Android ...