Eclipse is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and it is the IDE of choice for many Android developers simply because it integrates a lot of complexity and avoids us having to learn lots of complicated command-line stuff, which is a good thing. Eclipse is what makes all the things we are installing in the last recipe as well as the next two, work together.
Before we start, make a folder where we will do all our Android work. I suggest keeping it simple and quickly accessible. So make a folder called
Android on the root of your main hard drive. In our case it is
C:\Android as shown in the following screenshot:
This is much quicker and easier than the previous recipe.