More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
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.
- 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
Eclipse ADT Plugin: Eclipse Android repository for use in Eclipse
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