Monday, October 25, 2010

Programming For Android

One of the things I have been interested in pursuing for a while is developing an application for the Android mobile operating system. I honestly can say that I have no ideas for a project yet, but that I want to begin with some basic tutorials and go from there. Hopefully I will be able to explore my creative side and think of a useful application that users will actually want to use. While the Android Market isn't as saturated with low-quality apps as Apple's App Store is, I want to take my time and actually develop a useful application.
To begin, I downloaded the Eclipse Development Environment, the Android SDK, and watched about an hour of YouTube video walkthroughs to set them up properly. I started with the basics: HelloAndroid was my first application, which worked without a hitch. I'll report back as I make more progress on my own application.

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