This appendix walks you through the steps needed to install and configure all the appropriate tools you need to get started developing Android applications:
• The appropriate Java Development Kit (JDK)
• The Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE)
• The Android Software Development Kit (SDK) and tools
• Any drivers required by specific Android devices
These software packages are available free of charge from their vendors’ websites.
Android developers may use a number of different operating systems and software configurations. This appendix walks you through the installation of the tools used in this book. If you’re installing from scratch, ...