Getting Android going

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Aug 3 00:45:12 EDT 2011


On 8/2/11 10:15 PM, Mark Smith wrote:
> As anyone gotten to the point of installing the Android SDK on the Mac,
> testing it to make sure you have a functional simulator, all using the
> Android SDK and AVD manager and then, when asked by LC to specify in
> preferences where the root of your Android SDK is not have a clue? I'm
> there... I don't know what to put into preferences and everything I try
> results in an error "The chosen folder is not a valid Android SDK"
>
> Just wondering if someone stumbled into this pit and found a way out.

Mine's always worked. I already had a "Developer" folder at the root 
level of the hard drive, so I just dropped the entire Android SDK in 
there along with the Apple stuff. My path in prefs is: 
/Developer/android-sdk-mac_x86

But it may not be the path that's wrong. Did you install all the SDK 
packages? There's some info here:

<http://lessons.runrev.com/spaces/lessons/manuals/2571/lessons/27389-How-do-I-Become-an-Android-Developer-on-a-Mac->

I didn't know what I was doing when I set up, so I just followed those 
instructions and used the Android 2.2 API 8 package to set up my virtual 
machine. Do you have a VM configured?

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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