I heard that it would be a lot easier to do java type games and then move on to Android gaming? I AM a total beginning but with motive and I have been reading about it from several sources, including similar questions on this site alone. But I need to know specific things from experienced users.
As for getting the SDK and Eclipse on the computer, I'm having trouble with it, I am running Ubuntu btw so exe files are useless. But I have tired terminal use but I kind of failed because I don't think the SDK and Eclipse are installed, just downloaded. Ubuntu users especially, I can use help from you seeing how complicated Ubuntu can be compared to windows "click install" setups.
Also if you guys really suggest me learning Java first (which is still a big question cause I don't want to waste time with something I don't want to really use, but getting the feel of gaming is pretty important I know) I am looking at this tutorial:
And it talks about using swing toolkit, but idk how to get that exactly, I tried searching. Sorry for the noobness, but gotta start somewhere and I'm new to this site so I'm really hoping you guys can really help me. I want to make simple games to put on the android market, and then advance.
So going to the tutorial above, it just kind of starts with giving me coding and whatnot which is fine, just copy it but idk where exactly to do all this on (Swing toolkit?) so I can't even start with that.
But really I want help getting this SDK and Eclipse/plugins on my computer and then I can continue with this guide:
Which is the main guide that I probably should follow, and would be great if some expert skims it a little at least to see if I should start with that guide and skip the java. But again, I'm stuck on the SDK stuff.
Sorry for the long questions, I am new and I really want to get out of this beginner stage, it's the worst part. Tank you to all and if you want my facebook or AIM to help me through with IM to at least get this SDK and stuff installed fine with Ubuntu OS, ask please (: