eclipse sdk

I am starting to use eclipse ide for developing android apps for my samsun tab.


I downloaded and installed eclipse and it seems to work ok


When I go down to pulldown window and choose sdk manager it says "sdk manager will show up shortly" but nothing ever does....


all info I found on web seems to be for way old versions of this stuff....


I downloiaded the eclipse bundle from eclipse.org and have the eclipse ide running but dont understand the significance of android sdk manager?? how are these to work together? what other (packages?) do I need to install, what is relation between sdk mgr and eclipse, basic questions like that, thanks
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Peter HartCommented:
I've stopped using the Eclipse SDK  and use the Android Studio - its much better.
completely self contained and has everything.
see link:

https://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/studio.html
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smcsmc1Author Commented:
thanks, am wondering if this is the consensus or do other people think differentlly?
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smcsmc1Author Commented:
thanks, did a google and was convinced to follow your idea
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smcsmc1Author Commented:
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Accepted answer: 0 points for smcsmc1's comment #a40297499

for the following reason:

told me what I needed to know
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Peter HartCommented:
I think "told me what I needed to know" means I get the points ?
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