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Android Build a Simple Android App (retired 2014) Getting Started with Android Android Setup and the Crystal Ball Project

Why is all tutorials maded on Mac? It makes it a lot harder to understand too users of Windows.

I have never used Mac before, so itΒ΄s very hard to understand whats happining in tutorials.

2 Answers

Kenneth Love
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

I haven't done the Android course yet, but I'm assuming you're using Eclipse during it? Eclipse isn't a Mac-only program and should be fairly similar between the two OSes.

Ethan Lowry
Ethan Lowry
Courses Plus Student 7,323 Points

Why not? Doing it on Windows would be equally confusing for Mac users, no?

Additionally, it's probably because most modern software companies such as the Treehouse team that work with languages such as Python, Ruby etc. tend to exclusively use Macs (or Linux), as using Windows for developing in those languages tends to be, well, terrible.

Anyway, as far as tutorials are concerned there should really be minimal differences in how things work between the two.