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This section provides a tutorial example on how to verify Android platform installation using the 'android' tool provided in the Android SDK starter package.
This tutorial was based on Android SDK R17 with Android 4.0.3 and left here as a reference.
After installing the latest Android platform packages using the Android SDK Manager,
you need to run the "android" tool provided in the Android SDK starter package to verify the installation.
Go to a Windows command line window and run this command:
C:\herong\>\local\android-sdk-windows\tools\android list target
Available Android targets:
id: 1 or "android-15"
Name: Android 4.0.3
API level: 15
Skins: HVGA, QVGA, WQVGA400, WQVGA432, WSVGA, WVGA800 (default),
WVGA854, WXGA720, WXGA800
ABIs : armeabi-v7a
id: 2 or "Google Inc.:Google APIs:15"
Name: Google APIs
Vendor: Google Inc.
Description: Android + Google APIs
Based on Android 4.0.3 (API level 15)
* com.google.android.media.effects (effects.jar)
Collection of video effects
* com.android.future.usb.accessory (usb.jar)
API for USB Accessories
* com.google.android.maps (maps.jar)
API for Google Maps
Skins: WVGA854, WQVGA400, WSVGA, WXGA720, HVGA, WQVGA432, WVGA800
(default), QVGA, WXGA800
ABIs : armeabi-v7a
The output confirms that:
- 1 Android platform is installed. The version number is 4.0.3, which was released on Dec. 16, 2011.
The API (Application Programming Interface) level is 15.3. This platform should allow me to build
test my applications for any mobile devices that running Android 4.0.3 system.
- 1 Add-on is also installed. This add-on represents the Google API for Android 4.0.3.
Read the next tutorials on how to create and run an Android emulator on your Windows system.
Table of Contents
About This Book
Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System
Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator
Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System
Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid
Android Application Package (APK) Files
Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool
Android File Systems
Android 4.0.3 File Systems
AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information
android.app.Activity Class and Activity Lifecycle
View Objects and Layout Resource Files
Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging
Build Process and Package File Content
Building Your Own Web Browser
Android Command Line Shell
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet
USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet
Android Tablet - LG-V905R
USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet
Android Phone - LG-P925g
USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone
Outdated: Downloading and Installing JDK 1.7
Outdated: Downloading and Installing Android SDK R17
Outdated: Running Android SDK Manager
Outdated: Installing Android Platform 4.0.3 and Libraries
►Outdated: Verifying Android Platform Installation
Outdated: Creating Android Virtual Device (AVD)
Outdated: Launching Android Emulator in AVD Manager
Outdated: Android Emulator Built-in Applications
Outdated: Android Emulator Built-in Web Browser
Outdated: Downloading and Installing Apache Ant 1.8
Outdated: "HelloAndroid" - First Android Project
Outdated: Building the Debug Binary Package
Outdated: Installing the Debug Binary Package
Outdated: Running the Debug Binary Package
Outdated: Rebuild the Debug Binary Package
Outdated: Redefine Text in Resource Files
Outdated: Installing Android PDF Viewer APK File
Outdated: Copy PDF File to Android Emulator's File System
Outdated: Installing Adobe Reader APK File
Outdated: "adb shell" - Remote Shell Interface
Outdated: "adb push" and "adb pull" Commands
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