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Questions about android platform

Alexander Sales
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 89

Hi,

I am new to Android programming.

If I will be using Android platform 2.2. Will I be able to use other platforms?

Do you guys have any tips on programming android on eclipse?

Best Regards,
Alex Sales.


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Hussein Baghdadi
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Joined: Nov 08, 2003
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Sorry but your first question isn't clear, would you please explain more?
Regarding Android programming on Eclipse, what do you want to know? There is nothing special, Google offers an official Eclipse plugin.
Nolan Lefler
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Joined: Mar 23, 2009
Posts: 8
Hi Alexander,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Android!

I would suggest getting the updated software for Eclipse, the Android SDK, and also the ADT plug-in. These are required tools. The following link provides you everything you need to know:

http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing.html#InstallingADT

As for being restricted to a specific platform, you can use whichever platform you like as long as you download the required components.

Enjoy!
Jay
Alexander Sales
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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Sorry for my question but my real point is.. If I use android 2.2 platform, will it be running on any android phone?
Tim Moores
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Joined: Sep 21, 2011
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Only on phones that have at least Android 2.2 installed, but that's kind of obvious; see http://developer.android.com/resources/dashboard/platform-versions.html for some numbers.
Alexander Sales
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Thanks all
 
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