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Setting up Java and the Android SDK for app development

Here's how to install all the support files you need to start writing, testing and distributing Android apps

By Darien Graham-Smith, 30 Mar 2013 at 09:37

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Creating apps for Android doesn't have to be hard: it's possible to write your masterpiece in an accessible high-level language, as we describe in our Write and sell Android apps with Basic 4 Android feature.

But installing the Java and Android Software Development Kits (SDKs) with all the required components can be fiddly. Here's a simple four-step guide to setting up.

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