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Tom Pionel

Joined: Jan 28, 2011
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I have some background with structured programming and object oriented programming . I want to start programming for Android seriously . Which language should I start learning ?
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 41052
The Android Java dialect is pretty much the only game in town for that. You can use C/C++ (for Android 2.2 and newer), but that's really not what Android is for, and quite a bit harder than using Java; it also doesn't provide access to all the APIs like Java does.

The AndroidFaq should get you started.

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Monu Tripathi

Joined: Oct 12, 2008
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Welcome to Javaranch!

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Michael Rivera
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Joined: Dec 31, 2007
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Android Framework
Design issues!

So many things to do so little time !!!
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