Android


Hello World with Eclipse and SDK:

  • Install Java (Version 7 Update 67)
  • Install Eclipse Standard 4.4 (Windows 32-bit)
  • Extract eclipse zip file (e.g. to C:\eclipse)
  • Start eclipse (choose workspace: C:\Users\Admin\workspace)
  • Download the ADT Bundle (extract to C:\Users\Admin\Android, skip the main dir so the eclipse dir is in C:\Users\Admin\Android)
  • Use alternate eclipse launcher (C:\Users\Admin\Android\eclipse), create new workspace C:\Users\Admin\android_workspace
  • Add SDK packages
    • Click SDK Manager  in the toolbar
      • Android SDK Tools
      • Android SDK Platform-tools
      • Android SDK Build-tools
      • Android 4.4w (all) en 4.1.2 (all)
    • Repeat banging the install button until it actually installed everything
  • Follow the tutorial
  • Start Android virtual device manager
    • MyVirtualPhone
      • Nexus 7
      • Android 4.1.2
      • ARM
      • Skin with dynamic hardware controls
      • RAM: 512
      • Storage: 200
      • SD: 256
  • Select application (e.g. source code) and press the play button
  • Wait 10 years while the Android emulator is starting
  • Press the play button again (apparently Android has forgotten us)
  • Enjoy your amazing "hello world" screen
  • The actual apk is in C:\Users\Admin\android_workspace\MySecondApp\bin, use dropbox to sent it to phone