Gradle For Android
Automate the build process for your Android projects with GradleAbout This BookCreate custom Gradle tasks and plugins for your Android projectsConfigure different build variants, each with their own dependencies and propertiesManage multi-module projects, and integrate modules interdependentlyWho This Book Is ForIf you are an experienced Android developer wanting to enhance your skills with the Gr...
Paperback: 172 pages
Publisher: Packt Publishing - ebooks Account (July 17, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.4 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1294348
Format: PDF Text djvu book
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dle Android build system, then this book is for you. As a prerequisite, you will need some knowledge of the concepts of Android application development.What You Will LearnBuild new Android apps and libraries using Android Studio and GradleMigrate projects from Eclipse to Android Studio and GradleManage the local and remote dependencies of your projectsCreate multiple build variantsInclude multiple modules in a single projectIntegrate tests into the build processCreate custom tasks and plugins for Android projectsIn DetailGradle is an open source build automation system that introduces a Groovy-based domain-specific language (DSL) to configure projects. Using Gradle makes it easy for Android developers to manage dependencies and set up the entire build process.This book begins by taking you through the basics of Gradle and how it works with Android Studio. Furthermore, you will learn how to add local and remote dependencies to your project. You will work with build variants, such as debug and release, paid and free, and even combinations of these things. The book will also help you set up unit and integration testing with different libraries and will show how Gradle and Android Studio can make running tests easier. Finally, you will be shown a number of tips and tricks on the advanced customization of your application's build process. By the end of this book, you will be able to customize the entire build process, and create your own tasks and plugins for your Gradle builds.