Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Setup Android SDK and Eclipse IDE for Android Application Development

First, Setuping IDE for Android Development

1.Download Eclipse IDE for Java Developers http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/release/helios/sr2
2.Download Android sdk and install. http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
(It may take 2 or more hours to finish the installation)
3.Ten unzip the eclipse file. Then execute it.
4.After that goto Help in eclipse, and Select Install new softwares. Then select 'Add'.
(Name : Android
Then Press Ok.
5.In the Available Software dialog, select the checkbox next to Developer Tools and click Next.
6.In the next window, you'll see a list of the tools to be downloaded. Click Next.
7.Read and accept the license agreements, then click Finish.
Note: If you get a security warning saying that the authenticity or validity of the software can't be established, click OK.
8.When the installation completes, restart Eclipse.
9.Then you can see two Android icon on the top-left of eclipse IDE. a)Sdk Manager and b) Virtual Machine Manger
10.Select Virtual Machine Manager, and select "New",
(Name : Android2.2
Target : Android 2.2 - API Level 7
Size : 256MB)
11.Press "Create AVD"

So now your IDE is ready for Developing Android Projects