Monthly Archives: December 2013

.hgignore file for Android Studio

December 3, 2013

There are several Stack Overflow questions about this but none seems definitive. Github suggests https://github.com/github/gitignore/blob/master/Android.gitignore for general Android development, but that doesn’t take account of IDE files. The developers of Android Studio give advice on IDE files to ignore at https://intellij-support.jetbrains.com/entries/23393067 I have ended up with: #Android files – see https://github.com/github/gitignore/blob/master/Android.gitignore # built application files glob:*.apk glob:*.ap_ # […]


USB driver for debugging on Motorola Android device

December 2, 2013

I am using Android Studio for development, but I am sure this would apply to Eclipse and other IDEs. The Android development guide (http://developer.android.com/tools/device.html) says that USB drivers are required for debugging on a device connected by USB. I installed the USB drivers by going to https://motorola-global-portal.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/88481/action/auth and clicking Download for Windows. I ran the downloaded installer […]