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Setting Up An Android App Build Environment With Eclipse, Android SDK, PhoneGap

[ Thanks to Falko
Timme
for this link. ]

“This tutorial describes how you can set up an
development environment for building Android apps on a Debian
Squeeze desktop using Eclipse, the Android SDK, and PhoneGap. I
will describe how to build Android apps from the command line with
PhoneGap and from the GUI with Eclipse and PhoneGap and how to test
them in an Android emulator and on a real Android device. PhoneGap
allows you to develop your Android applications using web
technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (e.g. with
JavaScript libraries such as jQuery/jQTouch), and it will turn
these web apps into native Android apps (in fact, PhoneGap supports
multiple platforms such as Android, iPhone, Palm, Windows Mobile,
Symbian, so you can use the same sources to create apps for
multiple platforms).

“I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!

“1 Preliminary Note

“I will not explain how to develop an Android app using HTML,
CSS, and JavaScript. You can find lots of tutorials about this on
the Internet, e.g. this one:

“Tutorial: A simple Twitter client with JQTouch

“In fact, I’m using a slightly modified version of the Twitter
client described in the link to build a Twitter app in this
tutorial.”


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