The unveiling of the Android distribution on 5 November 2007 was announced with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 47 hardware, software, and telecom companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices.Google released most of the Android code under the Apache License, a free software and open source license.
On Feb 16, 2010 Google announced that 60,000 android cell phones are shipping per day.
That's a brief talking about android. After read it, I'm interesting want to find out how to develop an application that running above it. So I decide to download the Android SDK and eclipse plugin, ADT plugin. It help me to write the source code program with eclipse and run it with AVD, android virtual device.
Before write a new code, I think to test fist the emulator to know it really work or not. As I afraid, it's totally didn't work at all. I have a little error message that you will see in this image below
- First step, copy the folder .android folder
- Paste it to your user directory on X:/user/username/
- Never delete your .android to keep your harddisk space because it will make you loose you avd