This post is intended to guide beginner's for setting up android development environment into eclipse to quickly start android application development .
Software : JDK , Android SDK , ADT plugin.
IDE : Eclipse Juno .
Firstly you need to install java software into your system , for complete details on installing and configuring JDK (java development kit) visit java installation page .
Download eclipse from eclipse download page, you can download galileo package or higher one , while making this tutorial i have download eclipse juno package .
Android SDK provides Necessary API Libraries and Development tool which is need for building , testing and debugging your android application .
Android SDK is avialable for different platforms like windows , mac ,linux download SDK according to your platform , while making this tutorial i have downloaded SDK for windows platform .
Double Click on Download .exe file
Click Next to move to Next window ...
choose the directory in which you want to install Android SDK default location is ( c:\Program Files(X86)\Android\android-sdk ) and then click next
Once After Installing SDK goto the installed android sdk directory here in my case it's
( C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk ) , there you can find SDK Manager.exe click on it which you can below in the below image.
Android offers a custom plugin for the Eclipse IDE, called Android Development Tools (ADT), that is designed to give you a powerful, integrated environment in which to build Android applications.
Now open eclipse IDE
When the eclipse gets open ,there you will see a tab help under that click on install new software a install windows gets open and there click on add button ,
Add Following details into Repository dialog
Enter " ADT Plugin "for name field
and " https://dl-ssl.google.com/android/eclipse/ " for location fileld
and then click ok
Now In eclipse , under windows tab click preferences
preference window opens there browser SDK loaction , which list all the target SDK , and the hit apply and click ok .