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What was the build tool before gradle for Android development? [on hold]

currently I’m learning Android programming and the build tool is gradle. My question is, what was the build tool for Android development before gradle? And what are the advantages of gradle other ...
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What do you do?

If you happen to have a rooted phone I would think if device is equipped The obvious choice to store recoveries and zip files so that they are readily available would be Sd card... So I was in a bit ...
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Compile apps from github source on device via termux or apps?

Is there any app's like "apk builder" by heagoo that can compile apks on device from github source? Termux method would be nice too if anyone knows. I have tried "sdrausty.github.io" method but I ...
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Android Studio: Can't add sdcard to AVD using external file

I've just recently moved to a new laptop (Migrated from Windows 7 to 10) and I'm now setting up my development environment for android. As such, I've created a new AVD using Android Studio. However I ...
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Is it possible to use the Android Hardware without using android APIs?

I've always liked cheap smartphones ($ 50) because with little money I can have a powerful system with lots of sensors and things like that. So I wondered if it was possible to use the hardware ...
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Can you test apps on a google locked phone?

I'm an Android developer and I'm looking for a test phone, since I don't want my main phone plugged in and charging all day. I noticed that there are many "Google Locked" android phones for sale on ...
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How to use -net-tap with android sdk emulator?

I am trying to create a bridge between android emulator (from android sdk) and host system using -net-tap. Is there any working manual for that case? I have tried to launch emulator with -net-tap tap0 ...
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can we change the general functionality of volume buttons? [closed]

can we change the general functionality of volume buttons while specific service is playing in the background in my app(like using the volume buttons to skip the songs, using those button to drag up ...
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Android Studio 3.0 > MyFirstApp. Missing files MainActivity.java, activity_main.xml [closed]

Okay, I think it's relevant to post this question here than stackoverflow. I would say I am new to android development space, but not in web development space, so if you finds my question a bit ...
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Developing Android apps from within Android [duplicate]

I want to be able to develop Android applications from my Nexus 6p. Basically, just have a project, and compile it into an installable apk, but from within Android itself. I have heard of AIDE and ...
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What makes flashing ROMs risky?

I would like to play with developing Android ROMs for learning purposes and for maybe I can fork my current ROM and change interesting stuff in it. I would rather be not happy at all with a bricked ...
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Where to suggest LineageOS feature requests?

The LineageOS bug reporting guidelines mention not to report feature request in the Jira issue tracker and wisely don't provide any information where to suggest them instead.
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What's the logical name for Android's native GPS interface?

I'm trying to identify and locate the /dev/ pseudo-file that corresponds to the onboard, hardware GPS devices; installed in most modern Android smartphones, and tablets. I know that it probably varies ...
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Does anyone know how to install Android SDK/NDK on Ubuntu VirtualBox? [closed]

I am a graphics student learning how to develop OpenGL ES applications on Android using the SDK/NDK. However, the SDK gives me a few errors, pasted below: Also, I get this error in the terminal: ...
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Removing an app protected from uninstall by password and with System Owner permissions?

I want to ask, if there is a way to remove an app that is protected from uninstall by password and has Device-administrator permissions granted? I am using an LG L90 phone with android 5.0.1 L (NOT ...
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App doesn't work and code is without errors. What can be problem? [closed]

guys. Can anyone explain why my app doesn't work? Xml, java, php files are without errors. Everything seems ok. I get this when I finish debuging but I don't understand nothing. List item 12/03 11:...
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Why is there no Java compiler on android?

Im not an android developer but I do other stuff. I just rooted my phone so I was playing around with a shell and I was trying to compile some c packages and realised there is no c compiler....OK ...
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By accident deleted /dev folder on android (LG G2 phone). how can i bring back system to life?

Hello good people of universe! Someone asked before on this website "what will happen if i delete /dev folder on android?", its kinda funny, but i really deleted it, but it was by accident while ...
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Where is color information stored in android apps ?

This might not be the correct place to post this, so please tell me if it isn't. As the title says, I'm trying to find the color palette for android apps while they're installed. I can't decompile the ...
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How to block other apps to Open .Only My app will be open when android is strated [closed]

1) When My app is running disable buttons like home,minimize. 2) only admin can Unlock this feature.
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Is it possible to give root access to some apps without unrooting smartphone?

Is it possible to create an app to bypath unrooted phone to will seen like rooted phone for those apps who needs root access by that app one must be able to give permission to those specific apps who ...
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Send “step” sensor event from ADB

My smartphone has sensors those: Step Detector | Qualcomm | 0x0000001e | on-demand | no batching support | last=<0.000000> Step ...
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Create websites with Android phone? [duplicate]

I have Google searched this many times, but I only get "how to make a mobile version of your website" and such. I want to know if I am able to use my Android phone to write code/script and view the ...
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Can I install Ruby and Ruby on Rails on an Android?

Aware that this is a bit mental, but can I install Ruby on a Galaxy S4 running Jelly Bean 4.2? A console where I can install gems, rake routes and run the Rails server, and browse to my application by ...
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Is there any easy way to get GNU build tools on Android? If not… why not?

With the growing number of Android devices in all sorts of different form factors (dev boards like Raspberry Pi/ODroid, Android-on-a-stick, etc), it seems like it would be great to be able to actually ...
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How can I do development on my Android device?

I have a pretty long commute to work and own an android phone. I figure it would be nice to do some simple programming on the way. I'm not picky on which language to code on. I usually have an ...
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Is it possible to program on a Honeycomb tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I do development on my Android device? I was wondering if there are apps making it possible to program on an Android tablet? I know it's not the best "work tool" out ...