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Slow, slow, slow...
I really want to follow these videos and work with Eclipse and start learning how to develop Android Apps, but not only are the videos out-dated and difficult to follow, but the program and emulator are both incredibly SLOW. I have to say, despite being very impressed with the Web Design stuff... that don't impress a me much.
Ben JakubenTreehouse Teacher
That course is due for a refresh in a few months, though the concepts covered are still very applicable.
- Is there anything in particular that is difficult to follow? We appreciate the feedback and can hopefully help you along.
- What specifically is slow about the tools? Is it Eclipse itself, or the emulator? The emulator is pretty slow, especially on older computers. There's a 3rd party alternative you could try called Genymotion that I covered in a stage a few weeks ago: http://teamtreehouse.com/library/android-tools#getting-started-with-genymotion
Sorry, I should clarify that this is not a reflection on the quality of the video. It was only hard to follow because there is a new version of Eclipse since the video was made and I'm a new to Java. It's a very in-depth program! I may try to focus more on the html/css tracks before I take on Java and Android development. I'm very interested in learning, but I may be biting off more than I can chew at this point. Thank you for the quick response and I'll be back to learn more later.