This tutorial is meant for anyone who has no experience in programming applications for the Android operating system, but would like to. It is very basic, and installing the necessary programs is more complicated than writing the application itself. Once the programs are installed, it should only take a couple minutes to read the tutorial and have your program up and running. The code for this tutorial is explicitly given to you. If you feel like you might be interested in this, you should begin learning the programming language Java. This guide assumes that you have some knowledge of how to install and run programs.


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If it does not, you will not be able to complete the tutorial.

Java SE Development Kit 7
Android SDK
Eclipse for your operating system

Tip/Warning: Follow the installation instructions exactly
Warning: Cannot run on a Mac, as not all the programs install on a Mac

Step 1: Installing Java SE Development Kit 7

This guide assumes that you know how to install a program, but if you don't, please view this guide.

Install the Java SE Development Kit 7 (JDK for short).
Select "Accept License Agreement" and download the correct executable file for your operating system. If you are using Windows and you do not know what operating system you have, just download the "Windows x86.exe" file.

The JDK is a development environment for building applications, applets, and components using the Java programming language. The JDK includes tools useful for developing and testing programs written in the Java programming language and running on the ava platform. Since Android applications are programmed using the language Java, this program is necessary.
Good Tutorial for Beginners<br><br>Android Hello World Example<br><br>Android Tutorial For Beginners - <a href="https://youtu.be/-Cfl6BdLT5K" rel="nofollow">https://youtu.be/-Cfl6BdLT5K</a>
<p>As everybody wrote, all the above information is outdated and wrong. The right answer on the question how to create a &quot;Hello World&quot; android app can be found in this page:</p><p><a href="https://developer.android.com/training/basics/firstapp/index.html" rel="nofollow">https://developer.android.com/training/basics/firs...</a></p>
<p>IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ANYONE CONSIDERING USING THIS: Don't do it! It's out of date. The Eclipse software no longer works with Android.</p>
<p>Where is states:</p><p>Open Eclipse .<br>At the top of the window, click Window -&gt; Android SDK and AVD Manager.</p><p>This does not exist as an option.</p><p>Is this tutorial perhaps out of date now?</p>
<p>It kind of sucks that I have to install all these applications and get all the way to Step 4 of 9 before I find out all the information is wrong, outdated, and unusable! Now I have to uninstall everything and start somewhere else! Terrible for a site that is titled intricutables.com!!!</p>
<p>http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html</p><p>This is like the official Android Developer website. Hopefully people can find info needed here.</p>
<p>I have been following instructables from a long time and its been very helpful. With the help of Instructables I have been able to develop my own app.</p><p>App Link: <a href="https://goo.gl/0o8m4v" rel="nofollow">https://goo.gl/0o8m4v</a></p>
<p>Thank you so much bro for the nice article. Before this I learnt this Android Hello world program from here and it was also very good:<br><br><a href="http://www.androidtutorialpoint.com/basics/connect-configure-app-on-real-android-device-and-run-hello-world-program-with-android-studio/" rel="nofollow">http://www.androidtutorialpoint.com/basics/connect...</a></p>
<p>Sadly these tutorial seems to be out of date, the links to the Android SDK now go to Android Studio and apparently Eclipse is no longer supported by Android. The Elipse page says:</p><p>&quot;Open Eclipse .At the top of the window, click Window -&gt; Android SDK and AVD Manager.&quot; </p><p>....but this doesn't correspond with the options in the latest version of Eclipse</p>
<p>Make your first Android App - http://rowanstringer.com/your-first-android-app/</p>
<p>Using Eclipse from the link provided, there is nothing that has to do with Android. No Android SDK, AVD, Project, etc. HELP??</p>
<p>Check out my blog. It provides a video to show you how to create your first Android Hello World app.<br><br>http://androidprogrammeringcorner.blogspot.com/2015/02/pak-longs-programming-corner-for.html<br><br>Best regards,<br><br>Philip</p>
<p>I used SDK manager to install Android 4.0 and I try to compile. There is source Activity java and no errors at all, but emulator shows Android login screen and nothing happens. Weird.</p>
interesting, but before I can even try anything I have to figure out how to 'launch' eclipse on ubuntu. Whatever icon i click, nothing happens, except when I click 'eclipse': then a file in my bowser goes to another place. <br>Seriously thinking about going back to windows
Many thanks for sharing!

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