Getting started as an Android developer can be a bit confusing. Unlike developing for iOS or Windows Phone, Android developers have lots of choices. We can choose our development o/s: Windows, Mac, or Linux. We can choose our IDE: Eclipse, Intellij, or the new Android Studio. We can even choose our device emulators: stick with […]Read more "Getting Started with Android Development in 2015 – Windows Version"
I’ve written quite a bit about the unbelievable crappiness of the Android emulator. On a machine with a lot of horsepower it is manageable at best. Previously I’ve written about using a VirtualBox emulator for Android development with AndroVM. Well, AndroVM was bought by a company named Genymobile last year. They have created a brand […]Read more "Genymotion: Simply the Best Android Emulator"
Every few months I check out new build tools. When I first began building Android apps, I used Google’s Android Toolkit, Eclipse and Google’s Emulators. Pretty quickly, I grew impatient with Google excruciatingly slow emulator and switch to always deploy to my device. Then I started using VirtualBox based emulators, switched from Eclipse to Intellij […]Read more "Installing the Best Android Dev Environment: Intellij IDEA + Genymotion Emulator"