Integrating with Eclipse

You may use an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for your development work. It is possible to integrate the AOSP build environment and selected projects into your favorite IDE. Here, I will use Eclipse as an example to explain how to integrate our projects and AOSP build environment in Eclipse. Be aware that since AOSP can only be built in the Linux environment, this can only work for Linux as well.

Even though Android Studio is the default IDE for Android application development, I prefer Eclipse for Android system programming. With Eclipse, we can build both native and Java applications. We can also integrate AOSP builds in Eclipse projects.

To set up the Eclipse environment, you can use the latest Eclipse ...

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