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Where are download links for mobile developers? Website VERY confusing! [message #788339] Wed, 01 February 2012 17:22 Go to next message
Alex Kerr is currently offline Alex KerrFriend
Messages: 18
Registered: October 2009
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As a mobile developer (now the most important platform to develop for these days) there seems to be NO links or information ANYWHERE on what to download, and how to install it.

WHY?!?!?!

This download page: http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ has no information on which I should download for mobile development, how I get started, what I look for, what things are called, where to get them from or anything. Nor do the links for Packages, Compare Packages, or Projects.

What has happened to any reference to Mobile Tools for Java or Pulsar? Are these the same thing? Are they different? How am I supposed to know which one to choose?

If I didn't already know of the existence of these things, there is not one single bit of information anywhere visible when you come in to eclipse.org on what, where, how etc. for mobile development. (Again: THE most important development platform these days).

It is also unclear where one asks about this - the Forum has no section about the website, or indeed about mobile.

When will this be fixed? And how do I get answers to my questions? Where/who do I ask? Which section?

The website is SO lacking. It has been designed from the point of view of people who already know all the answers and think they're obvious, rather than from the point of view of newcomers.

Please put some links and info up about whatever mobile development tools are current (i.e. Java ME or whatever) and how people download them and where from, and how to install.

Please.

/rant over
Re: Where are download links for mobile developers? Website VERY confusing! [message #788628 is a reply to message #788339] Thu, 02 February 2012 02:28 Go to previous message
David Wegener is currently offline David WegenerFriend
Messages: 1441
Registered: July 2009
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On 02/01/2012 11:22 AM, Alex Kerr wrote:
> As a mobile developer (now the most important platform to develop for
> these days) there seems to be NO links or information ANYWHERE on what
> to download, and how to install it.
>
> WHY?!?!?!
>
> This download page: http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ has no information
> on which I should download for mobile development, how I get started,
> what I look for, what things are called, where to get them from or
> anything. Nor do the links for Packages, Compare Packages, or Projects.
>
> What has happened to any reference to Mobile Tools for Java or Pulsar?
> Are these the same thing? Are they different? How am I supposed to know
> which one to choose?
>
> If I didn't already know of the existence of these things, there is not
> one single bit of information anywhere visible when you come in to
> eclipse.org on what, where, how etc. for mobile development. (Again: THE
> most important development platform these days).
>
> It is also unclear where one asks about this - the Forum has no section
> about the website, or indeed about mobile.
>
> When will this be fixed? And how do I get answers to my questions?
> Where/who do I ask? Which section?
>
> The website is SO lacking. It has been designed from the point of view
> of people who already know all the answers and think they're obvious,
> rather than from the point of view of newcomers.
>
> Please put some links and info up about whatever mobile development
> tools are current (i.e. Java ME or whatever) and how people download
> them and where from, and how to install.
>
> Please.
>
> /rant over
Eclipse doesn't provide any packages directly for mobile development.
Google provides Android development tools that are based on Eclipse. If
you are interested in Android development, you should visit the Google
Android development forums.
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