Jumping right in, let’s create a Glass GDK project from scratch: Create New Android Project Configure GDK Imports Code qwe To create a new project…See our Part 1 of the tutorial. Make sure to configure the Glass GDK Sneak Peek Manually if it didn’t get configured by Android Studio or Eclipse on set up. As it turns out, even if you create a project setting GDK as the Compile for API, it doesn’t get created as such. You must double check in your build.gradle file (CAREFUL, there are 2 such files. You need to modify your inner most gradle file) and make sure it looks something like this: And you… Read MoreContinue Reading
First Google Glass App – Part 7 – Bridge to Glass App GDK Development
Before jumping into Glass dev, let’s understand how to create a Hello World project in Android Studio (AS) and run it on our device. Create New Project Get to know the guts Add Imports Add Code Tweak guts Run on Device Create New Project When you select New Project from the File Menu, you get this Wizard screen: Fill in the Application Name in a natural language and the Module Name without spaces. Make sure to select API 15 for Minimum and Target SDK but Glass Development Kit Sneak Peek for Compile with. Click Next and in the next screen just leave everything as is (the launch icon selector screen).… Read MoreContinue Reading
Google Glass & Android Series for Developers & Users
So I’ve gotten a little carried away with the Glass-Android thing. My posts are as disorganized as my thoughts, so I thought I’d organize my posts a bit. Here is the set of posts for Android & Glass Development as of Feb 15th, 2014: Google Glass Review – Part 1 – 什么 (shen me = what = what Glass is & isn’t) Google Glass Review – Part 2 – Pros & Cons Develop apps for Google Glass – Part 3 – Setting up! Glass Development Mirror API – Part 4 – Where to start after setting up First Android App – Part 5 First Android App – Part 6 First Google… Read MoreContinue Reading
Develop apps for Google Glass – Part 3 – Setting up!
If you have experience in Android (Java) development, this will be even easier. What you’ll need: Google Glass – to test your apps on Eclipse or Android Studio for coding Android SDK 15 & Glass Development Kit Sneak Peek (GDK) Configure adb Glass Well you either borrow a pair or get your own, but you will need Google Glass to test your apps. The reason being that there is no Glass emulator as there is for Android as of yet. Eclipse or Android Studio Eclipse is the most widely known IDE for Android programming but its worth getting to know Android Studio, the new IDE for developing on Android &… Read MoreContinue Reading