Now it is starting to get exciting. It is time to get this Android going, but before you can do so, you need to install and configure a few tools, including SDKs:
In the following sections, I show you how to acquire and install all these tools.
A benefit of working with open-source software is that most of the time, the tools you need to develop the software are free. Android is no exception to that rule. All the tools that you need to develop rich Android applications are free of charge.
The Android SDK changes fast. The installation instructions are accurate as of August 2011. If you run into any issues during the installation of the tools or frameworks, please consult the Android SDK Installation page as the installation may have changed since the writing of this book (http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing.html ...