.Net and Android

Hi

Does anyone know if Microsoft plans to release a coding platform where
you can build software that runs on an android device
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Éric MoreauConnect With a Mentor Senior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Microsoft is already partnering with Xamarin: http://xamarin.com/
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Unlikely.  The Android platform comes from Google which is a competitor for the Windows phone.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I don't know about those.  Mono for Linux doesn't have a very good reputation.
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Atdhe NuhiuCommented:
Most development for Android is in Java and you are not likely ton find anything useful in the Java development world from MS not least for Dave's reason above.

A good place to start is using the Eclipse Java IDE with the Android plugins see

http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html

This is a good place to start

and

http://developer.android.com/about/start.html
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Atdhe NuhiuCommented:
Didn't know that.
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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