I would forget the book for a while and Google for Hello World examples. See if there's something different in them than the one in your book.
Google should always be the first place to go to. It's faster than any forums and provides answers to 99.9% of questions.
It looks like there is not much hope.There's always hope.
At me also was that problem : New emulator found: emulator-5554
Then I searched at the google. So I have not solved , and I have done that:
Delte your ADV and create new one.
And may be your when you created AVD you have chosen one API, but when creating project have chosen another one.
For example AVD is 2.2 , but your project , 4.0.
For the first time it's very difficult to get hand on android development so here is the step by step instruction on setting up and writing android application
1) you need to setup the development envirnment and configure it for the first time
2) After you setup the development environment now you are set ready to write android application for sample example
check here android helloworld
... about two years too late.
The posting history of the original person that started this thread suggests they haven't return since they asked the question.
For the future, please limit yourself to responding to current forum discussions and not resurrecting long-dead ones.
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