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 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 I have ended up with: #Android files – see # 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 ( says that USB drivers are required for debugging on a device connected by USB. I installed the USB drivers by going to and clicking Download for Windows. I ran the downloaded installer […]