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Sams Teach Yourself Java™ in 24 Hours, Sixth Edition by Rogers Cadenhead

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Installing the Android Plug-in for Eclipse

The Eclipse IDE supports numerous programming languages and technologies, but all of them are not supported right away. The IDE is enhanced with plug-ins that provide the functionality you need.

Eclipse needs a plug-in to integrate the IDE with the Android SDK. The plug-in adds menu commands to the IDE interface related to Android and makes it possible to create and manage Android apps.

Follow these steps:

1. Launch Eclipse by using the shortcut you created or opening the folder where it was installed and running the executable application. The program loads with several windows and a menu bar and toolbar running across the top.

2. Select the menu command Help, Install New Software. The Install Wizard ...

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