Jan 02

Android: Installing the SDK

Before getting started, you first need to download and install the Android SDK. But first, if you meet the requirements. In order to use the Android SDK, you need to have JDK 5 or JDK 6 installed on your system (JRE alone won’t do it!). Next you’ll need an IDE (it’s optional, but makes developing much much easier than writing all your code in a simple text editor). I suggest using Eclipse 3.4 together with the Android Development Tools for Eclipse. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 17

Android: Introduction

On October 22, 2008 the first Android capable handset was released, the T-Mobile G1.

You may now ask yourself "What is Android?". Android is an open source  framework designed for handsets and developed by Google, similar to Apples iPhone. It includes an operating system, middleware and key applications.

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