Android Development

Download Android Studio & SDK or Eclipse with android development kit to boost your App development. Android is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel and currently developed by Google. With a user interface based on direct manipulation, Android is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers, with specialized user interfaces for televisions (Android TV), cars (Android Auto), and wrist watches (Android Wear).

 


Android Studio

Android Studio is the official IDE for Android application development, based on IntelliJ IDEA. Android Studio is designed specifically for Android development. It is available for download on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux and replaced Eclipse Android Development Tools (ADT) as Google's primary IDE for native Android application development.

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Features :

  • Intelligent code editor
  • Code templates and GitHub integration
  • Multi-screen app development
  • Virtual devices for all shapes and sizes
  • Android builds evolved, with Gradle
  • Built on IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition, the popular Java IDE by JetBrains.
  • Android-specific refactoring and quick fixes.
  • ProGuard and app-signing capabilities.
  • Build variants and multiple APK generation.
  • Rich layout editor with support for theme editing.
  • Expanded template support for Google Services and various device types.
  • Built-in support for Google Cloud Platform, making it easy to integrate Google Cloud Messaging and App Engine.
  • Lint tools to catch performance, usability, version compatibility, and other problems.
Android Studio

SDK ( Software Development Kit )

If you prefer to use a different IDE or run the tools from the command line or with build scripts, you can instead download the stand-alone Android SDK Tools. These packages provide the basic SDK tools for app development, without an IDE.

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Eclipse IDE with ADT

Android Development Tools (ADT) is a plugin for the Eclipse IDE that is designed to give you a powerful, integrated environment in which to build Android applications.

 

Download the ADT Plugin


To add the ADT plugin to Eclipse:

  1. Start Eclipse, then select Help > Install New Software.
  2. Click Add, in the top-right corner.
  3. In the Add Repository dialog that appears, enter "ADT Plugin" for the Name and the following URL for the Location:
    https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/

    Note: The Android Developer Tools update site requires a secure connection. Make sure the update site URL you enter starts with HTTPS.

  4. Click OK.
  5. In the Available Software dialog, select the checkbox next to Developer Tools and click Next.
  6. In the next window, you'll see a list of the tools to be downloaded. Click Next.
  7. Read and accept the license agreements, then click Finish.

    If you get a security warning saying that the authenticity or validity of the software can't be established, click OK.

  8. When the installation completes, restart Eclipse.

Configure the ADT Plugin


Once Eclipse restarts, you must specify the location of your Android SDK directory:

  1. In the "Welcome to Android Development" window that appears, select Use existing SDKs.
  2. Browse and select the location of the Android SDK directory you recently downloaded and unpacked.
  3. Click Next.

 

 

 

Eclipse IDE with ADT

Offline Installation


  1. Download the ADT Plugin zip file (do not unpack it)
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  3. Start Eclipse, then select Help > Install New Software.
  4. Click Add, in the top-right corner.
  5. In the Add Repository dialog, click Archive.
  6. Select the downloaded ADT-23.0.6.zip file and click OK.
  7. Enter "ADT Plugin" for the name and click OK.
  8. In the Available Software dialog, select the checkbox next to Developer Tools and click Next.
  9. In the next window, you'll see a list of the tools to be downloaded. Click Next.
  10. Read and accept the license agreements, then click Finish.

    If you get a security warning saying that the authenticity or validity of the software can't be established, click OK.

  11. When the installation completes, restart Eclipse.

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