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  • Installation and configuration of the SDK (a VM will be at disposal for others)
  • Presentation of the base tools
  • API and first application (Based on the CommonsWare books)


  • Use the skeleton app from CommonsWare
  • Import into eclipse:
    • File > New > Other > Android Project from Existing Code
    • Browse...: naviguate where your project is and select its root folder
    • Finish

SDK Setup

The already installed VM can be found here:

 sudo chown -R <your-user>: /opt/android-sdk
 chmod -R g-w /opt/android-sdk
    • Add the tools to your path
 export PATH="$PATH:/opt/android-sdk/tools:/opt/android-sdk/platform-tools"
  • Run android from the cli to start the sdk manager
  • Install API version 15, 10 and 4 (Android 4.0.3, 2.3.3 and 1.6) from the sdk manager
  • Install Eclipse >= 3.6, (easier to start developping with eclipse then quit when your comfortable)

Project leader


See also