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Android Security Cookbook by Scott Alexander-Bown, Keith Makan

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Installing the Java Development Kit (JDK)

Android uses a customized version of the Java runtime to support its applications. This means, before we can get going with Eclipse and developing Android applications, we actually need to install the Java runtime and development tools. These are available in the Java Development Kit (JDK).

How to do it...

Installing the JDK on Windows works as follows:

  1. Grab a copy of the JDK from Oracle's Downloads page, http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html. Click on DOWNLOAD. The following screenshot shows the Downloads page:
    How to do it...
  2. Make sure to select the appropriate version for your system type; see ...

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