Installed Eclipse

Report
OVERVIEW
Install Eclipse
Install Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Install the JDK 7u9 if necessary
Install Android plug-ins in Eclipse
Create an Android Virtual Device (AVD)
Start an Android Virtual Device (AVD)
Start building Android apps!
INSTALL ECLIPSE
Most students will have already downloaded and installed Eclipse.
If not, please go here for a tutorial
http://andrewmangle.com/eclipse-java-hello-world/ or directly to the PDF
http://andrewmangle.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Module-0-Eclipse-andHelloWorld-Tutorial.pdf
GETTING THE SDK
Go to http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
Depending on your operating system, your Blue
box may have different text. If you do not see
your operating system, select ‘other platforms’
• Save it to the desktop so you can find the
file.
INSTALLATION
After running the installer click next. And next again till you get “Choose Install Location”.
Install into the C drive
For these purposes it will be
called C:\android-sdk
*At home when installing,
wherever you install it make
sure the path has no spaces
for it will cause problems later
down the line.
After your done click
next and install
INSTALLATION CONT.
Click next and install it. After installation is complete click finish. The Android SDK Manager
should put up next.
** If you do not have the most update-to-date JDK, you will get a warning. You will be directed
to the Java downloads pages – please download Java SE 7u9 (JDK)
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html
*** Only do this step if you encounter the warning when installing the Android SDK ***
ANDROID SDK MANAGER
In the manager, only check off the following and nothing else (For now, installing a lot of
things will take to long to accomplish)
Tools
 Android SKD Tools
 Android SDK Platform-tools.
Android 4.1.2 (API 16) (Latest stable Android OS)

Documentation for Android SDK

SDK Platform

Sample for SDK

ARM EABI v7a System Image

Google APIs (Need for using Google maps in your apps)

Sources for Android SDK
Android 2.2 (API 8) (Most common OS for now…)

SDK Platform

Samples for SDK

Google APIs by Google Inc.
Extras

Android Support Library

Google USB Driver Package (Not compatible with Mac’s – will not be seen in the
next screen shot)
PAUSE
Did you select more options than were recommended?
Yes – go back! This will make developing in Android more difficult as a beginner
You can always go to the Android SDK Manager in eclipse to download more
No – excellent. Let’s continue….
It should look like this when your done.
Your screen will list all of the options you select two slides earlier. The screen shot
illustrates only the software I wanted to update.
Please review the all the licenses and accept all (if you do not agree with the license,
please to not press Accept)
Press the install button - FYI This could take a LOOOOOONG time depending on your
Internet download speed.
IN ECLIPSE GO TO HELP AND THEN “INSTALL
NEW SOFTWARE”
In the “work with” section enter: ** You must be connect to the Internet **
https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/ if https: does not work try http:
Then click add
In the next menu, type in the name “Android” (or whatever you want at home)
Then click the select all, and next button to continue
Click next again. And accept the terms and license agreement.
Once its done installing just restart eclipse.
Next, in eclipse, go to window> preferences > android
(Mac users – Eclipse -> Preferences -> Android)
And in the path, type in
C:\android-sdk (or wherever you saved the android SDK folder.)
(Mac’s will be different)
Then click apply and then okay.
** This screenshot does not include
Android 4.1.2 and Google APIs for
4.1.2. Your screen will **
In eclipse go to window> AVD Manager (or click on the Icon in Eclipse on your toolbar)
Then click new.
For name enter whatever name you like (Test for this example purpose).
Then for target select Google APIs (Google Inc.) – API Level 16
For SD card > size: you can enter 100 Mib (which is more than enough for most
lightweight projects your working on)
Lastly click create AVD
Should like something like this.
STARTING THE AVD (ANDROID VIRTUAL DEVICE)
The AVD can now be started – Select “Test” and press Start
STARTING THE AVD (CONTINUED)
Press the Launch button
LOADING THE AVD – 1 STEP
LOADING THE AVD – STEP 2
STILL WILL TAKE A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF TIME 30 SECONDS TO 5 MINUTES
You will want to keep the emulator (AVD) running during your Android development,
so you only have to wait once. If you connect your Android-enabled device
(phone/tablet), you can avoid this entire process.
LOADING AVD – STEP 3
Continue to wait (My 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 4 GB of RAM took 3 minutes to
load)… SUCCESS!! Use your mouse to click the OK button and then press the
home button (looks like a house)
SUMMARY
You are ready to start developing in Android
We have completed the following:
Installed Eclipse (if necessary)
Installed Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Install the JDK 7u9 if necessary
Installed Android plug-ins in Eclipse
Created an Android Virtual Device (AVD)
Started an Android Virtual Device (AVD)
NEXT STEPS
Try the Hello World Tutorial –
http://developer.android.com/training/basics/firstapp/index.html
We’ll do a rock paper scissors program

similar documents