Creating an Android Application using the Eclipse Plugin

Using the Android Eclipse plugin is the fastest and easiest way to start creating a new Android application. The plugin automatically generates the correct project structure for your application, and keeps the resources compiled for you automatically.

It is still a good idea to know what is going on though. Take a look at Overview of an Android Application to understand the basics of how an Android application works.

It is also recommended that you take a look at the ApiDemos application and the other sample applications in the samples/ folder in the SDK.

Finally, a great way to started with Android development in Eclipse is to follow both the Hello Android and Notepad code tutorials. In particular, the start of the Hello Android tutorial is an excellent introduction to creating a new Android application in Eclipse.

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