Google Calling: Inside Android, the gPhone SDK
Subject:   An Initial View of the Android SDK
Date:   2007-11-19 15:56:06
From:   kriggio
Given that the Android SDK is out now, I decided to try my hand at porting one of my very basic Blackjack Games over to the Android. My brief overview of what I needed to do to get the game working is located at:

In brief, I found it usable and friendly to developers using Java and Eclipse. I also found the GUI component layout in XML to be very Flex-ish, which I am not sure if I like. I still have concerns over Google's choice of VM, but my first program did not require me to do anything that wasn't standard Java syntax (which is good).