pkaushik at alum.mit.edu
Tue Aug 28 01:23:44 CEST 2012
+1 on getting your environment set up and a basic application deployed to
your device and picking up more Java as needed. Although I chose the
command line route when I was first learning to program Android. Either
way, getting something on the device is a good starting point.
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Tal Liron <tal.liron at threecrickets.com>wrote:
> I suggest starting with installing Eclipse and the Android development
> plugin for it. There's a lot to learn in terms of just setting up the dev
> Then, follow a simple Hello World tutorial and deploy to a virtual Android
> running on your OS. I think the bigger learning curve is understanding
> various specifics to Android packaging, such as working with resources,
> defining your application's structure and permissions in XML, and
> understanding "intents."
> Then, work on deploying to an actual Android device. It's not trivial.
> Once you get the loop going, I feel that learning Java will be the least
> of your worries.
> On 08/27/2012 05:45 PM, Daniel Peters wrote:
> I'm about to dive into some android development and could use any advice
> or suggestions on a solid primer on java. I've never written a line of it
> and the brief bit of googling I've done has left me overwhelmed on where to
> start. So aside from the obvious ("Don't"), what would you say to a python
> programmer about to get into java chipy?
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