Android Development Tools (ADT) is an Eclipse IDE plugin, that provides developers with a powerful, integrated environment designed to creating applications for Android.
ADT extends Eclipse's capabilities so you can quickly setup new Android projects, create an application user interface, add components based on the Android API, debug applications using the Android SDK tools, and even exported signed (or unsigned) .APK files, in order to distribute your Android application.
Development of Eclipse with ADT is the fastest way to start and is highly recommended.
The project configuration, which provides guidance and tool integration, custom XML editors, and debugging output panel, ADT provides an incredible boost in developing Android applications.
· Eclipse 3.6.2 or later
· Java 1.6 or later
· Android SDK 21.0.1
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Java 1.6 or higher is required for ADT 22.0.0.
· Eclipse Helios (Version 3.6.2) or higher is required for ADT 22.0.0.
· ADT 22.0.0 is designed for use with SDK Tools r22. If you haven't already installed SDK Tools r22 into your SDK, use the Android SDK Manager to do so.
· Updated tools to allow libraries to share the same package name as the applications that use them.
· Updated build tools to sign applications using the BouncyCastle library instead of relying on Sun JVM specific APIs.
· Added an experimental Gradle build export feature for moving projects into the Android Studio environment or for setting up command-line builds with ...