Tag Archives: ADT

Android Development Tools (ADT) for Eclipse now building with Maven Tycho

The ADT project is now using Maven Tycho for there build. See Bug report and ADT build instructions for details.

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How to enable the Development Settings on your Android 4.2 phone by Lars Vogel

Developer Settings in your Setting application of your Android phone allow to set configurations which simplify the analysis of your application. For example you can enable that the touch area is highlighted. If you don’t have a developer phone you … Continue reading

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Android – INSTALL_FAILED_INSUFFICIENT_STORAGE

If you work with the Android Emulator and deploy to it for a while you may receive the following error message in the LogCat View. Installation error: INSTALL_FAILED_INSUFFICIENT_STORAGE The reason for this is that the emulator default to 64MB for … Continue reading

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Making the Android SDK source code available in Eclipse

As of Android 4.0 the integration of the Android SDK source code is much easier. You can just download the source code via the Android SDK Manager. The sources are downloaded to the source directory located in “path_to_android_sdk/sources/android-xx”. xx is … Continue reading

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Automatically starting Services in Android after booting

To start Services automatically after the Android system starts you can register a BroadcastReceiver to the Android android.intent.action.BOOT_COMPLETED system event. In the onReceive() method the corresponding BroadcastReceiver would then start the service. If you application is installed on the SD … Continue reading

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Android library projects – Renting some code

Android does not require that all source code used by one application is directly included into this application., Android library projects allow to store source code which is used by several other Android projects. Library projects cannot be compiled to … Continue reading

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Making the Android source code available in Eclipse

One of the annoying things in the Android Development Kit is that it does not include the source code for the standard Android classes. This makes it IMHO unnecessary hard to learn the Android platform. Of course there is a … Continue reading

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