android by ashrafp



Android is Google’s entry into the smartphone market as an open source solution that has been

adopted by many cell phone providers. In addition, Google has launched their own phone:

Nexus One – based on Android, available with a contract or unlocked


Android has a robust development environment (

with a Software Development Kit (SDK - , a

detailed development guide (

android.html), and an ability to integrate with different IDEs, including: Eclipse

( with limited support for

other IDEs.

To assist in the development process, there is a robust set of available tools

( including an Android

Emulator ( and the

ability to configure Android Virtual Devices with respect to platform, hardware, etc.


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