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From Amos Hayes <>
Subject Re: Getting Started with Android on Windows
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:30:39 GMT

Hi Joe.

I'm running the ADT Bundle (includes eclipse, plugin, etc.) available here:

I think this has changed since the pre-4.2 days.

Also, apologies if I have the wrong group, but the install instructions as written do not
appear to be working in my Android 4.2 ADK environment. Seems like at least a documentation
issue to me.


On 2012-11-19, at 1:01 PM, Joe Bowser <> wrote:

> It sounds like you don't have the Android Eclipse Plugin.  I recommend
> downloading it from
> Also, this list is for the development of Cordova itself.  For
> technical support questions, I recommend asking on Stack Overflow, or
> on the PhoneGap Google Group, you may get help more quickly.
> Joe
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 9:59 AM, Anis KADRI <> wrote:
>> AppInfo.jar is not necessary. It is only used by the cordova commands.
>> Do you have cordova-2.2.0.jar in your libs directory ?
>> On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 9:54 AM, Amos Hayes <> wrote:
>>> Hello. I've just downloaded the latest windows ADK 4.2 package for windows
>>> (which includes an eclipse environment) from and the
>>> Cordova 2.2.0 packages.
>>> I have followed the windows getting started guide. Well, more or less. I
>>> found
>>> the fact and suggest that it does a bit better job for any windows
>>> users who aren't also familiar with unix-ish systems.
>>> Anyway, after creating the project at the command line (and telling it to
>>> locate the project in my ADK/Eclipse "workspace" folder, I was not able to
>>> File -> New -> Project... -> Android Project from Existing Code. It
>>> complained of an "Invalid project description." I was able to get around
>>> this problem by creating the project outside my workspace folder and then
>>> choosing to copy it in when adding it to Eclipse. Weird.
>>> Anyway, where I'm stuck now is with a persistent "The import
>>> org.apache.cordova cannot be resolved" error (along with other later ones
>>> which I have to assume are a result of that first one. I have tried
>>> cleaning the project and adding cordova/AppInfo.jar to the build path but
>>> I'm not having any luck.
>>> Any suggestions? Wish I knew more about java... but if I did I might not be
>>> trying to use Cordova in the first place. :)
>>> --
>>> Amos

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