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14. Android SDK - How to make it work?


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The Android SDK
Installation of Android SDK
Android SDK
Android ADT
Installation of PhoneGap
"Hello PhoneGap" project

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  • 1. Android SDK How to make it work?Doncho MinkovTechnical Trainer Software Academy
  • 2. Table of Contents The Android SDK Installation of Android SDK  Eclipse  Android SDK  Android ADT Installation of PhoneGap "Hello PhoneGap" project
  • 3. The Android SDK
  • 4. The Android SDK Android isa software stack for mobile devices that includes  An operating system  Middleware  Key applications The Android SDK provides necessary tools and APIs to develop applications  Using Java programming language
  • 5. Installation of Android SDK How to start Android development?
  • 6. Steps for Installing Android SDK1. Installing Eclipse IDE2. Install Android SDK3. Install the ADT plugin for eclipse4. Add components needed for development
  • 7. Eclipse What is Eclipse?  A multi-language software development environment comprising  An integrated development environment (IDE)  Mostly written in Java Eclipse is used to develop applications  In Java, C, C++, Perl, PHP, Python, R, etc.  For Android (using Java) Download at
  • 8. Android SDK For the Android SDK to be installed  The machine should have at least jdk 1.6  Version 1.7 is also ok  Then download the installer file from 
  • 9. Android SDK (2) * There is a known bug during installation of the SDK  The installer cannot locate the jdk  Just click the "Back" button and then "Next"  It should work
  • 10. The Android SDK Manager After the installation of Android SDK  Some components should be installed  Packages for Android versions: 2.1, 2.2, 3.2, etc.  Some other tools like a couple of Google APIs Start the Android SDK Manager and wait for fetching of packages  This may take a while  Took me two / thirds of a day for all packages
  • 11. Installation of ADT Plugin Use the Update Manager feature of Eclipse  To install the latest revision of ADT on your development computer How to download it?  Start Eclipse, then select Help > Install New Software -> Add, in the top-right corner  In the Add Repository  Enter "ADT Plugin" for the Name  Copy for location https://dl-
  • 12. Installation of ADT Plugin In the Available Software dialog  Select the checkbox next to Developer Tools and click Next  In the next window, youll see a list of the tools to be downloaded  Click Next  Read and accept the license agreements  Then click Finish Restart Eclipse
  • 13. Installation of Android SDK Live Demo
  • 14. Android Virtual Device How to Create a AVD?
  • 15. Android Virtual Device To create virtual device  Open Eclipse -> Window -> ADV Manager  Open the Android Virtual Device manager  Add new device  With the Android OS version needed Why need AVD?  To test your app before deployment to a phone  To test on different versions of Android OS  To find and correct simple mistakes
  • 16. AVD Manager - Example Create new AVD
  • 17. AVD Manager - Example Give it some name  Better add the OS version Add SD card sieze Select OS version You are done!
  • 18. New PhoneGap Project Two ways of creating
  • 19. PhoneGap Project How to create a PhoneGap Project?  Create an android project  File -> New -> Android Project  In the root directory of the project, create two new directories  /libs and /assets/www  Copy phonegap.js from your PhoneGap download earlier to /assets/www  Create an index.html file in /assets/www  Copy phonegap.jar from your PhoneGap download earlier to /libs
  • 20. New PhoneGap Project Copy xml folder from your PhoneGap download to /res Set the build path of the phonegap.jar  Right click on the /libs folder  Go to Build Paths/ -> Configure Build Paths.  In the Libraries tab, add phonegap-1.0.0.jar to the Project
  • 21. New PhoneGap Project (2) Make a few adjustments to the projects main Java file  Change the classs extend from Activity to DroidGap  Replace the setContentView() line with super.loadUrl("file:///android_asset/www/index. html"); Add import com.phonegap.* Remove import
  • 22. New PhoneGap Project (3) Right click on AndroidManifest.xml and select Open With > Text Editor  You should edit the xml  By adding new elements  By editing existing elements  You can see how the final AndroidManifest.xml file should look like 
  • 23. New PhoneGap Project - Alternative Way This is not so pleasing, right?  Hopefully there is an easier way  Using MDS AppLaud PhoneGap Eclipse Plugin How to install it?  Open Eclipse  Go to Help -> Install New Software -> Click Add  Like with the ADT plugin  For location type: web-development-with-phonegap/tags/r1.2/download
  • 24. New PhoneGap Project – Alternative Way (2) After the plugin is installed and ready to go  A PhoneGap icon should be displayed in the toolbar  After than the creation of new project is straight-forward With AppLaud plugin you can select to include jQuery or Sencha
  • 25. New PhoneGap Project Live Demo
  • 26. Hello World PhoneGap
  • 27. Hello World PhoneGap Lets make our "Hello World, PhoneGap!" application  Till now we have an empty PhoneGap project  All we need to do is to edit the index.html file  Created by us  Located in /assets/www  This is the Entry point of our Application
  • 28. Hello World PhoneGap – Example Hello World, PhoneGap!  Open the index.html and copy the following <!Doctype html> <html> <head> <title> First PhoneGap Application </title> <head> <body> <h1>Hello PhoneGap</h1> </body> </html> Go to Build -> Run as Android Application  The emulator should start  And the app run!
  • 29. Hello World PhoneGap Live Demo
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