Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Sharing your Basic4android app, part of Learning Simple Android Development Tools.
…The final step in using Basic4android is to create a dot apk file, which…you can use to send to the Google Play store or the Amazon App store.…We'll double-click on Basic4android again.…Close this opening dialog box, open up our project.…And you'll notice up here at the top, right in the middle, it says Debug Rapid.…In order to build an app for distribution, AKA a dot APK file,…you click on this and bring down here to Release or Release Obfuscated.…If you're concerned about someone stealing your code, use…the obfuscated option, otherwise simply use the Release option.…
You go ahead and run the release option and then click run.…It will do everything it did before.…Now this time it's going to tell us it…can't find a device because I've closed the emulator.…That's fine, I don't want to run the app…on the emulator, I simply wanted to generate the APK.…So I'll click OK, and then I'll click…close and we'll come to the Windows Explorer.…We'll go to the documents directory, the ColorSpotR one directory where we created…
- Understanding the elements of an Android app, such as controls, sensors, effectors, and storage
- Exploring MIT App Inventor 2
- Getting started with Basic4android
- Building simple apps
- Testing apps on Android emulators and devices
- Sharing apps
- Creating hybrid apps with Appy Pie, Make Me Droid, and AppMakr
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Android Development
2. MIT App Inventor 2
4. Web-App-Creation Tools
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