First Steps with the Android SDK

  • Mario Zechner
  • Robert Green


The Android SDK provides a set of tools that enables you to create applications in a short amount of time. This chapter will guide you through the process of building a simple Android application with the SDK tools. This involves the following steps:
  1. 1.

    Setting up the development environment.

  2. 2.

    Creating a new project in Eclipse and writing your code.

  3. 3.

    Running the application on the emulator or on a device.

  4. 4.

    Debugging and profiling the application.



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© Mario Zechner and Robert Green 2012

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  • Robert Green

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