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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Gil Galvanti, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. Gil Galvanti

    Gil Galvanti New Member
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    Jul 9, 2010

    I'm just beginning to play around with Android Development and I ran across this:
    How To Program Google Android

    So I downloaded the source and set up a project. However, when I run the project, I get this error:

    After checking the logcat, I saw this:

    After looking up the google maps API, it seems you have to register for a key? Location and Maps | Android Developers

    But I don't understand if you need the key to even run the maps as a shared app in the emulator (like in this case), or if it's just for published apps. I'm also confused what all this "signing" and such it keeps talking about like this:
    All I want to do is figure out how to not make it fail and be able to share the library. Thanks!

    EDIT: Well I figured out that I had to change the build target to Google API's, and it starts the emulator and starts the program, but then it says "The application com.radioactiveyak.wamf) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again." and this is in the Eclipse console:



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