For android projects, some engineers use Android Studio (new), some use Eclipse with ADT (old), few like me still savor command line, this blog post is about handling (building, installing and testing) android projects from command line. To create android project $ android create project –target 4 –name TestAndroidApp –path […]
A useful and handy command specially when you during experimentation, you are stuck because of a changing language settings to an undecipherable foreign language. adb shell am start -n \ 'com.android.settings/.Settings\$LocalePickerActivity'
Android plugin for Gradle does not support Java-style compile time only dependencies. After spending a few hours on trying to build android app targeted for Amazon SDK (without using Amazon’s Android specific plugin but just their jar stubs for maps, ADM […]
I was trying to make some modifications to android emulator and was unable to find good set of instructions for the compiling the same. Here are mine. # Get the source code. git clone https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/qemu cd qemu # Install required […]
In Feb 2014, WSJ is reporting that Nokia is working on an Android phone. In Sept 2010, Anssi Vanjoki, outgoing head of Nokia’s smartphone division, likens mobile phone makers that adopt Google’s software to Finnish boys who “pee in their pants” for […]
I have used Cover and Aviate but could not stay with either and am back to Nova (which offer static screen of apps).
Some experience with adb and fastboot preferred (they are part of android SDK)
A lot of work is happening in academia and industry on tools to perform dynamic analysis, static analysis, and reverse engineering of android apps. An updated list of the tools can be seen at https://github.com/ashishb/android-security-awesome.