oogle has recently released the latest version of the Android SDK?version 0.9 beta. The Android 0.9 SDK beta brings developers a step closer to the final release that many developers are hoping to see before the end of the year. While the latest version of the SDK sports many new features (amongst them a new emulator), it contains breaking changes if you are upgrading from the previous m3 or m5 release of the SDK.
This new Android series will take you on a quick tour of Android application development. The best way to learn a new platform is to actually write the code yourself, so you’ll be walking through writing useful applications and at the same time learning how it all works. This article will get you started writing your first Android application and also familiarize you with the development environment recommended by Google for developing Android applications?the Eclipse IDE.