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How to setup environment in windows Android Development
All the required tools to develop Android applications are freely available and can be downloaded from the Web. Following is the list of software’s you will need before you start your Android application programming.
- Java JDK
- Android Studio or IntelliJ IDEA
Set-up Java Development Kit (JDK)
Java JDK latest version can be download from Oracle’s Java official site − Java SE Downloads. You will find instructions for installing JDK in downloaded files, follow the given instructions to install and configure the setup. Finally set PATH and JAVA_HOME environment variables to refer to the directory that contains java and javac, typically java_install_dir/bin and java_install_dir respectively. For setting PATH and JAVA_HOME environment variables alternate method Read Our Article: How To Set Environment Variables In Windows For Java & Android Development.
If you are running Windows and installed the JDK in C:\jdk1.8.0_102, you would have to put the following line in your C:\autoexec.bat file.
set PATH=C:\jdk1.8.0_102\bin;%PATH% set JAVA_HOME=C:\jdk1.8.0_102
There are so many ides are available to develop android applications, the most used Softwares, which are as follows
- Android Studio
- IntelliJ IDEA
- Eclipse IDE(Deprecated)