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LiveCode Mobile Development Cookbook by Dr. Edward Lavieri

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Setting up your mobile environment for Android development

There are a lot of devices made by a multitude of mobile hardware devices that run the Android operating system. In order for us to develop for Android devices, we must have the Android SDK installed on our development computer. In addition, we must configure LiveCode so that it knows where the SDK is installed.

Getting ready

Unlike developing for iOS, you do not need a developer account to obtain the Android SDK.

How to do it...

Setting up your development environment so that you can develop Android apps using LiveCode is accomplished by the following steps:

  1. Download the latest Android SDK from the following site:

    http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html

    Note

    You should only have to download ...

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