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 that I found useful is the Ketai library [1].


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. [2] 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) [3]

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done!