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Develop Android Apps: Google Android 2.2 SDK is Coming

By Jenny | May 25, 2010 | In iOS
Filed Under : develop android appsandroid sdk 2.2android 2.2 apps developing

Google has just released Android 2.2 (Froyo) SDK for developers to develop more applications to suit for this new version OS. That is after the Google I/O 2010 conference in San Francisco when Google Android 2.2 was released. Android 2.2 was released with developer features, API changes. If you are new to Android applications development, you should go through the following steps to develop Android 2.2 applications with Android SDK V 2.2.

Develop Android Apps: Google Android 2.2 SDK is Coming

Android SDK, another name is Froyo. To develop Android applications with Android SDK, first start by developing or testing the Android 2.2 platform.
Develop Android 2.2 Apps with Android SDK

Step 1. Download and Install JDK and Eclipse

You should first download and install Java Development Kit before starting. And then download Eclipse, A Java or RCP version or upper of Eclipse are all right. You can get it from

Step 2. Download Android SDK Version 2.2

After downloading, unpack the Android SDK file to your local computer. By default, the SDK files are unpacked into a directory named android-sdk-. Name it for your easy recognization.

Step 3. Install ADT Plugin for Eclipse

Android Development Tools (ADT) is a plugin for the Eclipse IDE that is designed to give you a powerful, integrated environment for developing Android applications. Note: Read ADT Plugin for Eclipse installation instructions to finish.

Step 4. Add Android Platforms

Follow the following steps to access the Android SDK and AVD Manager tool:
  • Open Eclipse
  • Select Window -> Android SDK and AVD Manager
  • Select Available Packages in the left panel
  • Select and install the components as you need
The components will now be installed into your existing Android SDK directories. Once you finished installation, you have been always developing applications for Android 2.2.

No matter you are Android app developers or not, if you want to develop more Android apps, you can get to know more about Android app developing from our tutorial.


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