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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Getting Started with Android Setting Up an Android Development Environment for Windows

IS it ok if I have a updated java version having a old android sdk

pls help me is it ok I have java 8 installed and android sdk beta version would it cause any problem

Jeff Wilton
Jeff Wilton
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Java 8 is a major change from Java 7 (no more PermGen space for example), so you need to be careful with any programs that run Java and look at the system requirements, otherwise you might run into problems (which may or may not be obviously related to the JDK/JRE version).

In the case of Android SDK you can look here for example: https://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html#Requirements

For Windows it states this requirement:

  • Java Development Kit (JDK) 7

Note that it doesn't say JDK 7 or higher, so I would take this to mean that only Java 7 is supported at this time.

Hope this helps!