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Building Android Games with Cocos2d-x by Raydelto Hernandez

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Setting up the Android Native Development Kit

We have already downloaded the Android SDK that allows you to create Android applications using the Java Technology; nevertheless, the Cocos2d-x framework is written in C++, so you will need the Android Native Development Kit (NDK) in order to build the C++ code for the Android platform.

Note

Android's official documentation clearly states that you should use this native kit for specific circumstances, but you should not use it just because you are familiar with the C++ language, or because you want your application to perform faster. The manufacturer makes this suggestion because the Android core API is only available for Java.

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