Install Android Eclipse

Hi guys, when telling a story it’s always best to start at the beginning, so the first thing to do on my journey is talk about how are we going to install Android Eclipse. My workstation is a MacBook but the process is the same on both Windows and Linux. I’ve put together a short video of the entire thing, from downloading Eclipse and the Android SDK to installing Eclipse, the ADT (Android Development Tools) plugin and then configuring ADT to use the Android SDK!

The steps are really simple.

  1. Download and install the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers from http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/
  2. Download and extract the Android SDK from http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
  3. Install the ADT plugin in Eclipse

After following these 3 easy steps to install Android Eclipse you should be ready to go!

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Arrogant, narcissistic and imperatively logical. I first started coding in the mid 80s on an Amstrad 6128, entering games found in the back of Amstrad Action.After watching Hackers and falling in love with Angelina Jolie I installed Slackware 2.0 on a P200 in 1997and spent the next 6-7 years studying computery things at various colleges and universities.Several years later I can now be found in an office premises by day sat in front of a Macbook, using a Windows VM to manage Linux servers, or in a field by night, fire dancing and holding pyrotechnics casually in my hands whilst they explode.

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