Sunday, September 23, 2012

Setting up the Android Development Environment.

Setting up the Android Development Environment using Eclipse IDE is as follows.

  • Download and install the Android SDK from .Android SDK contains the core tools such as Android emulator, builder which are needed to build and run Android apps. 
  • Install Android Development Tools(ADT).  ADT is an eclipse plugin and it can be installed using standard Eclipse plugin installation mechanism. ADT connects Android SDK with Eclipse.
                      In Eclipse go to Help -> Install new software and add


  • Configure ADT – Set the Android SDK Location in ADT by going to Window -> Preferences in Eclipse

  • Install Android packages – Configure the installed package by Window ->Android SDK Manager.