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Sams Teach Yourself Android Game Programming in 24 Hours by Jonathan S. Harbour

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Hour 2. Installing the Development Tools

What You’ll Learn in This Hour

• Installing the Java Development Kit

• Installing the Development Environment

Installing the Android SDK

• Using the Android SDK Manager

If you are an experienced developer, you may want to skip this hour because it is designed to assist a beginner with the development tools. This hour explains what is needed for Android development using either Eclipse or NetBeans (though we focus more on Eclipse in this book).

The Android SDK can be challenging to set up for someone who is not familiar with these development tools. We go over the steps in this hour to get your development environment installed configured for the Android SDK. This might seem like a no-brainer task, ...

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