Thanks bird. I agree with your responses. I have only dabbled in the SDK and building apps with eclipse. There is a ton of info over on the aosp site. I have been Augusto in building a couple basic apps, although I have no formal technical training with java, Linux, or any other programming language. I am purely self taught. I can read HTML, and design web sites, but that was about fifteen years ago when I was savvy. Anyway there are a couple things too add. In response to question 3, you xiii not have to be rooted, only allow installation of apps from non aprooved sources. Go to settings>security>unknown sources. In response to question 5, yes. B there is thorough debugging in the SDK. You can even create a simulated device.
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