Eventually, you have to test your program out in the real world. I highly suggest you do it on an Android device, but you can use the emulator on Eclipse itself.
Here is how you set an emulator up within the Eclipse workspace:
- Start up Eclipse, and open it to your workspace.
- Go to the top menu, click Window, and then Android SDK and AVD Manager. You should see a window like you see in Figure 12-13.
Figure 12-13. Android SDK and AVD Manager, where you can set up an emulator
- If it is not already selected, click the Virtual Devices column on the left.
- On the menu on the right, select New. ...