Download Android SDK, Install and Make Android Applications on windows 7, XP, Mac and Linux
– Android is everywhere! Yes, the Google’s android OS is now the hot choice for all major mobile phone manufacturers and there are already plenty of android phones in the market.This is excellent news for developers as android development provides them with new opportunities to make money, by developing apps for android platform.
If you are a developer looking to get started with android app development, then you will have to first download and install android SDK on your computer. Here is how you could download and install android SDK.
Download and install Android SDK
Android SDK is available for all major windows OS including windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), windows XP (32-bit) and windows vista (32-bit and 64-bit).It is also available for Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later (x86 only) and Linux.
You can download android SDK from the official android developer website. Make sure that your computer meets all the system requirements, before you download android SDK.
Note that what you download from the above page is the android SDK starter package. Google (Android) also recommends Eclipse as a development tool for making android apps and they offer a custom plugin for the Eclipse IDE, called Android Development Tools (ADT). After you download the package, you can check out the android installation instructions here to install the SDK.
After installing android sdk, you can also download android 3.0 SDK preview and install it, to test your apps against the latest android OS.
How to develop android apps?
Android does provide an excellent developer’s guide with tutorials, samples and best practices.
If you are new to android development, this tutorial on building an e-Book Store on Android with PayPal X Adaptive Payments will be a great way to get started.
Enjoy building your own android apps.Good luck to you.