Tag Archives: android

Fix for the Android Emulator crashing during launch

On a recent project I was working on, I wasn’t able to start the Android Emulator anymore from within Android Studio. It would launch, but then – without any errors or warnings – close all by itself. Upon launching the … Continue reading

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Launching the Android Emulator from the Command Line

I’m not sure which update exactly broke it, but recently I got this when trying to launch the Android Emulator from the CLI: $ emulator -list-avds Nexus_5X_API_25 $ emulator -avd Nexus_5X_API_25 [140735953220544]:ERROR:./android/qt/qt_setup.cpp:28:Qt library not found at ../emulator/lib64/qt/lib Could not launch … Continue reading

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Jasonette – Build cross-platform mobile apps using JSON

Just like how web browsers turn HTML into a web page, Jasonette turns JSON into iOS native components. This lets you build native apps by writing a simple JSON. Here’s a small snippet/example: { “$jason”: { “head”: { “title”: “{ … Continue reading

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Animating vectors in Android with AnimatedVectorDrawable

Seeing Lottie in action, I was reminded of Android’s AnimatedVectorDrawable which also allows one to do vector based animations. This class animates properties of a VectorDrawable with animations defined using ObjectAnimator or AnimatorSet. If you’re familiar with SVG, the AnimatedVectorDrawable … Continue reading

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Vysor – A window to your Android

Vysor lets you view and control your Android on your computer. An easy install Chrome app, compatible with all operating systems. Vysor – A window to your Android →

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Testing React Native Apps on Android and iOS

These apps are regular native Android and iOS apps, and basically any test automation frameworks works for them: Robotium, Appium, Calabash, uiautomator, Espresso, Jasmine, UI Automation, TestNG, Frank, KIF and many others! Therefore, you do have a great freedom of … Continue reading

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JockeyJS

JockeyJS is a dual-iOS and Android library that facilitates two-way communication between native applications and JavaScript apps running inside them. Here’s an iOS example: // Send an event to JavaScript, passing a payload. // payload can be an NSDictionary or … Continue reading

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GLMap Framework

GLMap is a lightweight offline map component with a simple mechanism of integrating into any iOS or Android application. With the GLMap framework, map data is prepared on CPU and is rendered directly on GPU using OpenGL ES 2.0. This … Continue reading

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Ionic Box

Ionic Box: The easiest way to get your hybrid development environment up and running. A Vagrant install for Android, Cordova, and Ionic. OS X users needn’t install this, as the installation of the Android SDK usually goes smooth. Ionic Box … Continue reading

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Pressy

Pressy brings back simplicity to your phone. Perform your favorite and most common actions with a simple, intuitive physical button. Yes, yes, YES! Great idea! Pressy – the Almighty Android Button! →

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