Eclipse and Windows 7

Discussion in 'Application Development' started by niksbin, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. niksbin

    niksbin Member
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    Hi Everyone,

    I am interested in creating an app for Android. I would prefer to use Eclipse with the Android 2.0 SDK as my development environment.

    Preferrably, I would like to do this on Windows 7. Can you tell me if the above environment will work on Windows 7?

    Your help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.

    Sincerely,
    Nikhil
     

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  2. Yong

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    It works. I just installed eclipse and the android sdk on win 7 and looked like everything set up correctly
     
  3. noonehereyet

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    not that im knocking your developing for 2.0 but keep in mind you should think about deving for the majority which at this point is still 1.5 / 1.6 .... so make sure you test all of them.......
     
  4. niksbin

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    Thanks to you both. I will be sure to check that (each version).

    Thanks, again.
     
  5. ShawnSullivan77

    ShawnSullivan77 New Member
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    I ran into an issues getting my Android dev environment setup that you might want to be aware of.

    I am running Window 7 64 so I installed Java for 64 bit. I was not able to get Eclipse working. So I uninstalled Java for 64 bit and installed Java for 32 bit and things were fine.

    I don't know what the cause was and if anyone else has had the issue but I wanted to let people know.
     
  6. galt

    galt Well-Known Member
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    That should not be true at all for Java. Did you have all the links (win7, eclipse, etc) pointed to the Java64 location, which loads to a different dorectory tree than 32 bit Java ?

    I have not run eclipse yet, but I have another Java app that runs just fine once I told it where to find Java64.
     
  7. ShawnSullivan77

    ShawnSullivan77 New Member
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    I believe I had set the path correctly. It was running fine from the command line. The problem was with eclipse, it was giving me an error message when I would run it. I uninstalled 64 bit java and installed the 32 bit version of Java and set everything else up the same and it worked fine.
     

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