Well, I have search lot for "Android application development tutorial for .Net Developer" and other related terms to find any tutorial for .net developer to make android application. This article is conclusion of my research and good start up point for anyone having little java knowledge or interested in android application development.
Few things you should keep in mind (Source of Information)
It’s a know fact that Android is an operating system based upon Linux which has a Java programming interface. It offers tools, e.g. a compiler, debugger along with a device emulator combined with particular Java Virtual machine (DVM). Android is made by the Open Handset Alliance which is lead by Google. Android supports 2-D and 3-D graphics utilizing the OpenGL libraries and supports data storage inside a SQLLite database. Google provides for development the Android Development Tools (ADT) for Eclipse to produce Android applications.
Every Android application works in its own process and is isolated from all other running applications. Therefore on misbehaving application cannot harm other Android applications.
If you wish to write programs for Android then according to My online research indicates that the following steps are a good kick off point to to become a master Android programmer:
1. Learn Java. (Its very easy for C# developer)
2. Install the Android Developer Kit, Eclipse, and the Eclipse plug-in for Android programming.
3. Figure out how to use Eclipse with the Android plug-in.
4. Learn how to design Java programs for Android.
So, if you are ready to develop your first "Hello World Application for Android" then here are some good Android tutorial links to start.
- Android development tutorial with Eclipse, IDE for Java development
- Developing Hello World application for android tutorial
Since android application development market is huge and it just a beginning, so its worth investing time behind it.