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Android Development Tools for Eclipse by Sanjay Shah, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman

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Preparing for Android development

In this part of the chapter, we will see how to install the development environment for Android on the Eclipse Juno (4.2). Eclipse is the major IDE for Android development (see the following screenshot). We need to install eclipse extension ADT (Android Development Toolkit) for development of the Android Application:

Preparing for Android development

ADT on Eclipse in action

To download Android packages a Google API internet connection is a must, hence take this in notice before moving further. The steps on Windows using Eclipse Juno are as follows:

Software needed:

  • Latest JDK1.6.x from Oracle
  • Latest Android SDK
  • Eclipse 4.2 (Juno)

Installing the JDK

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