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
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.
- Hacking the Internet of Things: from smart cars to toilets
- BlackBerry Passport release date, specs, features, and rumours: when is the new BlackBerry coming out?
- What's changing in the computing curriculum
- Teaching kids to code
- Best free translation apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone
- Five worst SMB security threats... and how to solve them
- Apple iOS vs Android vs Windows 8 – what's the best compact tablet OS?
- The 12 best tablets of 2014: what’s the best tablet on the market?
- How to free up hard disk space
- Driverless cars: could your next car be driven by a robot?
- How Google Glass ruined my lunch hour
- Smartphone battery packs: can a USB power pack beat the festival battery blues?
- Windows Easy Transfer – not so "easy" in Windows 8.1
- Formula 1: what a difference virtualisation makes
- Office of the future: comfy chairs and tablets everywhere
- I went to Glastonbury and the only thing that got high was my smartphone
- Meet the robots helping teach children
- PaperLater: would you pay to print the internet?
- Amazon vs Kobo: how much to make the ebook switch?
- Phishing emails: how I nearly got caught out