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Created by freyo on April 01, 2011 14:29:25    Last update: June 29, 2011 13:58:27
Start the emulator ( create an AVD if none exists) $ tools/emulator -avd Simple8 Create new project $ tools/android create project \ > --package co... where " --target 2 " identifies the target platform as displayed by " tools/android list targets ", which is stored in the properties file default.properties in the project root folder. cd HelloWorld and install debug package onto the running emulator: $ ant install Buildfile: build.xml [set... Launch the Hello World application on the emulator. You'll see something like this: Edit res/values/string.xml , change the contents to: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <resourc... Edit res/layout/main.xml , change the contents to: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LinearL... The contents of the text area now refer to a string defined in the resource file strings.xml , instead...
Created by freyo on May 17, 2011 11:13:17    Last update: May 17, 2011 11:13:17
This is an odd-ball content provider in that it doesn't provide database records, but provides a resource as a stream. It can be used to provide media files or XML resources. Start the project with: tools/android create project --package com.android... Create assets directory and add an XML file ( assets/demo.xml ): <? xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <people... Edit the layout ( res/layout/main.xml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LinearL... Edit src/com/android/cptest/Dummy.java : package com.android.cptest; import java.io.... Add content provider ( src/com/android/cptest/XmlResource.java ): package com.android.cptest; import java.io.... Update AndroidManifest.xml : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <manifes... Add this section to the end of build.xml : <target name="-package-resources"> <ech... Build and install: ant install Screenshot: Remove the Dummy activity ( AndroidManifest.xml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <manifes... Create a new project for...
Created by freyo on April 12, 2011 15:13:32    Last update: May 03, 2011 15:20:55
Create new project $ tools/android create project \ > --package co... Edit res/values/string.xml , add strings for the main screen. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <resourc... Add widgets to main layout ( res/layout/main.xml ). <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LinearL... Edit src/com/android/apkinfo/GetAPKPermissions.java and change contents to: package com.android.apkinfo; import android... Install the debug package to the emulator: ant install The screen should look like: Add display permissions activity. Start by creating a new layout res/layout/display_permissions.xml : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LinearL... Add the strings used by the new Activity ( res/values/strings.xml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <resourc... Add the Display Permissions Activity ( src/com/android/apkinfo/DisplayPermissions.java ): package com.android.apkinfo; import android... Change src/com/android/apkinfo/GetAPKPermissions.java to invoke the Display Permissions Activity: package com.android.apkinfo; import android... Declare Display Permissions Activity in AndroidManifest.xml : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <manifes......
Created by freyo on April 18, 2011 15:08:21    Last update: April 18, 2011 15:12:20
Generate android project $ ~/android-sdk-linux_86/tools/android create proj... Create XML file res/xml/books.xml : <?xml version="1.0"?> <catalog> <book id=... Edit layout ( res/layout/main.xml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Lin... Edit code ( src/com/android/xmlres/XMLResource.java ): package com.android.xmlres; import java.io.... Change activity label from app_name to booklist ( AndroidManifest.xml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <manifes... Add value for string resource ( res/values/string.xml ): <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <resourc... Deploy and test: ant install
Created by Dr. Xi on October 01, 2008 03:01:07    Last update: October 01, 2008 17:17:11
This ant script collects all jar file names from the lib directory and generate the Class-Path to be used in the MANIFEST file for a jar task. There's no need to set CLASSPATH separately when the jar files in the lib folder are jar ed together with the target jar. <project name="manifest_demo" basedir="." defa...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 15, 2008 18:19:44    Last update: September 15, 2008 18:19:44
Some Ant built-in properties: Property Description basedir the absolute path of the project's basedir (as set with the basedir attribute of <project>). ant.file the absolute path of the buildfile. ant.version the version of Ant ant.project.name the name of the project that is currently executing. It is set in the name attribute of <project>. ant.java.version the JVM version Ant detected; currently it can hold the values "1.2", "1.3", "1.4" and "1.5". ant.home home directory of Ant In addition, Ant provides access to all system properties as if they had been defined using a <property> task. For example, ${os.name} expands to the name of the operating system.