What programming is used to make an application?


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  1. DynaBass139

    DynaBass139 Member This Topic's Starter

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    Java or C++

    Just getting a little confused on what they actually say in their getting started guide. Pretty new to proramming but I want to see what I can do and just mess around with some stuff.
     

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  2. Awesome

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    I'm pretty sure it's Java.
     
  3. ohzopants

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    Neither, really.

    Android itself (the whole OS) is written in Java, but applications for it are written in Android's own little language.

    If you're just getting into programming learning some basic C++ or Java would not hurt at all since most of the concepts are essentially the same, and you can probably find better learning ressources for those.
     
  4. PhantomTrace

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    Its written Java yes, but I thought apps were integrated with Eclipse..
     
  5. ppcinfo

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    The only language you can use for creating Android apps is Java. Using C or C++ is currently not an option. Google has a plugin for the Eclipse IDE to help with the Android development process.

    So if you're a Java developer, you have a leg-up on the C++ programmers for creating Android Apps. :)

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  6. drustvold

    drustvold Well-Known Member

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    You still write apps in "java", but they've added a bunch of android and phone stuff to it to make it easy.
     
  7. Durf

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    JAVA....
    Go to code.google.com and get the SDK. Then get Eclipse.
    You need to install the Android SDK in Eclipse (the IDE). Then you can begin.
    You need to know Java, Not C++. I also come from a C and C++ world, never learned Java, and it is a little confusing, but not hard at all, to figure out.
     

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