Follow the steps to create android first Application using Eclipse IDE
Open Eclipse IDE and go to File -- > New -- > Android Application Project
A new Android Application Window Appears
Fill the details in New Android Application
Application Name - First Application
In this section you can put the name of your application whatever you wanted to name it.
Project Name - This holds the name of you project.
Package Name- This is most important because this is the only thing in you project which is you need to remind before distributing the Application on the Playstore , As its differentiate you application from other application in the store. We are using com.hub4tech.firstapplication.
Minimum Required SDK - Its hold the minimum level of Android version with which you application is compatible . We are using API 14 : Android 4. 0 as it provides the backward compatibility with the android devices.
Target SDK - It is the API level for which we are developing the Application. We are using Android(6.0) API 23.
Compile with - Always use the latest API available in you Android SDK.
Theme - Leave it default.
Fig 1.2 Show the details filled into New Android Application
Click the Next button . The Configure Project appears , here you need to keep the default setting.
Click on the Next Button. The Configure Launcher Icon appears , for beginner level let it be on default setting.
Click the Next button Create Activity page appears , select the blank activity rest we learn to use other activities later on.
Click the Next button and leave on the default .
Click on Finish button.
To run you First Application select you project from the project explorer --> right Click --> Run As --> Android Application