Android With Eclipse and Genymotion on Mac OS X

Setup Eclipse

Download Android SDK from Official Site which including Eclipse and ADT plugin. You don’t need to setup manually.

Extract then Open Eclipse.app

Configure IntelliSense by following these steps.

Genymotion: the faster Android Emulator

I use Genymotion instead of default emulator in Android SDK. For me, using Genymotion bring the feeling of better performance than the default. There’re many arguments but it doesn’t really matter.

First, you need an account to download it and its plugin. Visit download page.

Follow the instruction in document to setup Genymotion Client and Eclipse plugin 1.

Then you need to get some devices with various resolution from Genymotion server.

Finally, you will get it works if nothing goes wrong.


  1. At this time we don’t use Android Studio which is an customized version of IntelliJ because of its pre-mature support from community.

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