LearnGetting Started with Android Development | Treehouse Quick Tip

writes on December 21, 2012

It’s easy to start developing apps for Android. To get started, you’ll need to download a few tools. This video will show you how to get everything you’ll need.

The fastest way to get everything you’ll need is to download the Android bundle from the Treehouse website:


This file contains everything you need to get started developing with Eclipse. If you want to get everything separately (Java, Eclipse, and the Android SDK) you can follow along with the video and use the links below.

The first thing you need is Java:

Next get the Android SDK from the Android developers’ site:

Now you’ll want to get Eclipse Classic:

In Eclipse, you’ll first want to install the ADT Plugin. Finally, you’ll want to setup an Android emulator. Now you are ready to start coding with everything you need to start building apps!

Stay tuned for more Android Development Tips.

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