Now we are ready to start android application development using the various operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Macs.
Operating System: Android supports following platforms:
- Windows XP or later
- Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
- Ubuntu Linux
Computer Hardware: Before we start installing the required software. First we have to check the following hardware requirement:
A laptop with 1.6GHz processor with at least 1GB RAM
Installing and configuring tools: We have to install the following tools:
- Java JDK 1.5 or later
- Android SDK
- Eclipse IDE or Android Studio
- Android ADT
- To download the JDK, go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html
Installing Java Development Kit: The following steps are used to download and install the JDK on windows machine:
The java SE download page appears as follows:
Now click the download button for the JDK.
When JDK download is completed then double click on it. When we click on JDK setup, the following image will display as follows:
Now click on Run button. Then we should see the following screen
Now click on Next button.
Now next screen shows the possible JDK options that can be installed.
Now click on Next button. Now installing progress will be displayed like
When the installing of JDK is finished then the installing program will install the JRE files as follows
Now click on Next button then one box will be appeared to the screen
When progress status will complete then JDK is installed successfully and display the following screen
Now click on Finish button.
Here we installed JDK successfully.