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Pro Android Python with SL4A by Paul Ferrill

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Chapter 2. Getting Started

This chapter will give you all the information you need to get going with Google's Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A).

Note

A number of topics will be introduced in this chapter and covered in more detail later.

Okay. Let's get started. Here's what I'll cover in this chapter:

  • Installing the core files on your device

  • Installing the Android SDK

  • Remotely connecting to your device

  • Executing simple programs

By using the instructions given here, you will be able to get up and running with SL4A in a very short time. Pay close attention to the sections on configuring your device and desktop as the instructions will need to be accomplished to get the two communicating. You will find it helpful to follow along with the examples as I walk ...

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