Google (The Open Handset Alliance,) has let the Android lose. At least the tools for beginning to create stuff for the gPhone. I am writing this before down loading so I have no idea what I could do.
The SDK site states that;
The Android platform is a software stack for mobile devices including an operating system, middleware and key applications. Developers can create applications for the platform using the Android SDK. Applications are written using the Java programming language and run on Dalvik, a custom virtual machine designed for embedded use which runs on top of a Linux kernel.
If you want to know how to develop applications for Android, you're in the right place. This site provides a variety of documentation that will help you learn about Android and develop mobile applications for the platform.
An early look at the the Android SDK is also available. It includes sample projects with source code, development tools, an emulator, and of course all the libraries you'll need to build an Android application.
Also you can find
To start learning about the Android platform, please read the documentation in the following order:
- What is Android?
- An overview of the Android platform
- Getting Started
- All the basics, including Hello World
- Developing Applications
- The nuts and bolts of Android applications
- Developer Toolbox
- In-depth information on specific topics
- Reference Information
- A myriad of reference material
- Sample Code
- Several sample Android applications for your viewing pleasure
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Common issues and questions
- And of course there is the customery blog with the article
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