Getting Started Android
with Eclipse: Hello World!
Last time, I have introduce android with Introduction to Android .Now we are getting started and ready to start our first interaction with android.
Or Android Studio with a compatible version of JAVA SDK
Install and configure above
software and launch Eclipse Android SDK
Create Project with Eclipse:
to Files -> New -> Project
the window that appears (Select a Wizard ), open the Android Folder, select Android
Application Project and click Next
in the form that appears Application
Name, Project Name and Package Name and Click Next.
the next Screen to configure the Project, leave the Default selection and Click
Next screen can help us to create launcher Icon for our App and Click Next.
we can select an Activity Template
from which we can begin building our App. From this Project select Blank Activity and click Next.
all details for the activity in their default
state and click Finish
To run our Project we need
either an Android Device or a
Virtual Emulator - Android Virtual Device (AVD)
Create and Run an Emulator (Android
to Windows -> Android Virtual Device Manager and
Launch the virtual Device Manager
the Android Virtual Device Manager
panel, click New.
in the details for the AVD. Give it a Name,
a platform Target an SD card size,
and a skin (HVGA is default).
the new AVD from the Android Virtual
Device Manager and click Start.
the Emulator boots up, unlock the Emulator Screen.
Running the application:
Click on the Run Button or Go to the Project Directory in
Project Directory and run MainActivity
Just wait for a while and it will start an Android
Emulator having message on the mobile screen “Hello Word!”