Jimmy McGee · Apr 18, 2012 at 05:00 pm

How to Build an Android App Part 1: Setting up Eclipse and Android SDK – XDA TV

In this video, Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler covers several topics which will get you started developing your first Android application. This instructional video covers the entire process of creating and loading a new application onto your device. The video is intended for use by n00bs to get them up to speed, as well as by adept users who may have missed a step or two during SDK installation.

Instructional Contents:

  • Downloading Eclipse & SDK
  • Use of Nyan Cat for passing time while downloading
  • Installing Eclipse and SDK
  • Setting up SDK
  • Integrating SDK
  • Using the SDK in Eclipse
  • Quick overview of the IDE
  • Loading an App onto android

Downloads:

Eclipse ADT Plugin: Eclipse Android repository for use in Eclipse

Other Websites:

[Warning: This video contains Nyan Cat. For more Nyan Cat click here.]
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