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icon4.gif  Which Eclipse for Android development? [message #767381] Sat, 17 December 2011 21:25 Go to next message
Michael Miller, Jr is currently offline Michael Miller, JrFriend
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I'm brand new to Eclipse and am looking to begin my Android app development skills (I've already started the tutorials for Google's - and later MIT's - App Inventor program).

But I had no idea there were so many Eclipse packages. I need to know which one I download to appropriately tackle the Java language for Android cell phones.

Thanks!
Re: Which Eclipse for Android development? [message #767398 is a reply to message #767381] Sat, 17 December 2011 22:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
David Wegener is currently offline David WegenerFriend
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On 12/17/2011 03:25 PM, Michael Miller wrote:
> I'm brand new to Eclipse and am looking to begin my Android app
> development skills (I've already started the tutorials for Google's -
> and later MIT's - App Inventor program).
>
> But I had no idea there were so many Eclipse packages. I need to know
> which one I download to appropriately tackle the Java language for
> Android cell phones.
>
> Thanks!
Android support tools are provide by Google not Eclipse. You need to go
to Google for Android questions.
Re: Which Eclipse for Android development? [message #767411 is a reply to message #767398] Sat, 17 December 2011 23:31 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Michael Miller, Jr is currently offline Michael Miller, JrFriend
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I understand. Much thanks.
What package, though, do I download just for Java development?
Re: Which Eclipse for Android development? [message #767443 is a reply to message #767411] Sun, 18 December 2011 01:33 Go to previous messageGo to next message
David Wegener is currently offline David WegenerFriend
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On 12/17/2011 05:32 PM, Michael Miller wrote:
> I understand. Much thanks.
> What package, though, do I download just for Java development?
Well I suppose the obvious choice would be Eclipse IDE for Java Developers.
Re: Which Eclipse for Android development? [message #767488 is a reply to message #767411] Sun, 18 December 2011 04:53 Go to previous message
Russell Bateman is currently offline Russell BatemanFriend
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On 2011.12.17 16:32, Michael Miller wrote:
> I understand. Much thanks.
> What package, though, do I download just for Java development?

I've done Android development. I found things went better with Eclipse
IDE for Java Developers (rather than Java EE Developers which I use more
often).
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