Get Application APK File from Android Device To Your Computer

In this quick tip, we’ll see how to use the excellent Android Debug Bridge (adb) tool on the command line to list all the installed packages on our android device (non-rooted in my case) and then extract one of their APK files to our computer.

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Execute ADB Commands To Query a Particular Android Device/Emulator

When using the versatile Android Debug Bridge (adb) tool to issue commands, if there’s only one device or emulator attached then that’s fine as the commands will be executed on exactly that. But if there’s more than one instance then we’ll get an error on the terminal saying error: more than one device and emulator.

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ADB Genymotion Upgrade Issue: Devices Not Showing Up (“adb server is out of date. killing…”)

I upgraded a lot of things on my system. From Mavericks to Yosemite (upgrading the entire Mac operating system itself) to upgrading the Android SDK with Eclipse as well as Android Studio from 0.6.1 to 0.8.6.

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Android Image Slideshow using ViewPager with PagerAdapter

We’ve already discussed ViewPager in depth in one of my earlier posts. We saw how to use it with specific PagerAdapter implementations like FragmentPagerAdapter and FragmentStatePagerAdapter that works with fragments but we can also use it to inflate any other View or ViewGroup (with standard View hierarchy) by hooking it up with PagerAdapter itself. In this tutorial we’ll just discuss how to how to hook a PagerAdapter to a ViewPager to create an Image slideshow.

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