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3 Posts authored by: bluescreen
In my last post, we examined Eclipse, the IDE included in the Android Development Tools bundle. We learned how to configure the RIoTBoard to make it appear as an Android device in Eclipse, and we're now ready to write our Hello World! application. (If you missed the first installation of this series, you can find it here.)   Go to the File menu on the Eclipse toolbar and hunt down to Android Application Project:     You're going to be asked to name your application, project, a ...
In my last blog, we look at the features of the RIoTBoard and started setting up our devbox so we could get ready to write Android apps. In this post, we're going to finish setting up Eclipse. We'll install Android version 4.3 from the SDK Manager and add the Devices panel to our environment. In the next installment, we will finish getting our devbox ready for writing Android apps, add the Devices panel to Eclipse, and connect our RIoTBoard to devbox. In the final installment, we'll write our He ...
(For Part 2, click here.)   I recently got my hands on a new RIoTBoard, and thought it would be a fun opportunity to try writing a simple Android app to run on it. Like a lot of our members, I learned how to code a long time ago using languages like C, Pascal, and (gulp) Fortran. Every couple of years, I learn a current programming language just to keep my chops up. Most recently, I've had a lot of fun learning how to write Python scripts to unlock the capabilities of our single-board comp ...