Processing to Android app

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It is possible to use Processing to make a native Android app.

You need to install:

• Processing
• Android mode in Processing
• Android SDK (Software Development Kit)

Also it is possible to install additional libraries in Processing to access the sensors of your mobile device more easily. One of them is the


The following steps worked for my computer (Processing 2.2.1 and on OSX 10.9)

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step #1 download processing https://processing.org/download/

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step #2 install Android Software Development Kit to be able to create a android App. https://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html?hl=i#download update the necessary tools and updates

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step #3 download and move android-mode for Processing and place in folder „modes” (strangely the latest version of android mode @ the official website doesn’t work for me) https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5898761/AndroidMode.zip

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done!