3. Configuring an Android Development Environment for PhoneGap

There are several options for PhoneGap development on Android; the tools run on Linux, Apple Macintosh OS, and Microsoft Windows. Additionally, developers have access to both an Eclipse plug-in as well as command-line tools for building applications. This chapter includes the steps to follow to install and use the Android development tools on Macintosh OS and Windows.

Refer to the Android Developer web site (http://developer.android.com) for additional or more up-to-date installation instructions including instructions for installation on a system running Linux.

To complete the steps outlined in this chapter, you must first perform several installation steps using instructions provided ...

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