Category: Android

Android Development related category

YAMTT v2.5.2

After a short period of time I have released two additional minor versions of my YAMTT. What has changed? I have removed all unnecessary permissions that probably got into the app when I was experimenting with some features I wanted to implement. In addition I have optimized the file a little which causes much smaller […]

YAMTT v2.5.0

Hello to everyone who still checks this nearly dead blog. Today I’d like to announce release of new version of my Yet Another MultiTouch Tester Android application. Below you can find a short list of new features: – new drawing mode – screen and device info view More features and upgrades in progress (hopefully 😉 […]

Android Studio doesn’t start

I have installed Android Studio in /opt folder. Recently after upgrade to 0.8.0 beta it stopped to run. A nice looking exception started to pop up: com.intellij.ide.plugins.PluginManager$StartupAbortedException: Fatal error initializing ‘’ Please ready the following post and comments below it carefully: If the solution pointed out in comments is not enough for you there […]

Nexus devices under Fedora 20

Recently I have tried to connect my Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2013 device to my desktop running Fedora 20 and it failed. Well, I was able to connect using USB cable of course but my OS refused to see them. adb devices command also informed, that both devices are unaccessible. If you have similiar […]

Cannot inherit from final class

It looks like there is some issue with update procedure of Android Studio. Especially from version 0.3+ up to the currently newest one (0.4.6). If you keep having “Cannot inherit from final class” the solution for you is simple. Please follow steps below: 1. Close Android Studio application, 2. Open Android Studio folder (the folder […]

Android Studio Portable

It looks I have finally managed to prepare fully functional portable version of Android Studio for Windows. The packages I have shared until now are no longer maintained and I have removed them from my Google Drive. Here is the latest package that is up to date (Android Studio 0.4.6) and contains up to date […]

Android Studio portable (kind of)

Have you ever been in need of running Android Studio on a computer without it and Java Development Kit actually installed? I have been. That’s why I have prepared a package which should work on any Windows 64-bit version. You can grab it from here: Android Studio 0.3.2 PKO * (LINK DOES NOT WORK ANYMORE) *) […]

Android Studio 0.2.5 problems

Recently Google has updated Android Studio to version 0.2.5. There are a lot of complaints about problems with old projects. People are complaining that they are unable to deploy APK file to the device or layouts are not opening. I have spotted the same problem but I was able to fix it. Following are simple […]

ADB and 64-bit linux distros [UPDATE]

Some time ago I have complained about the fact that adb and all the tools are 32-bit only. Well, nothing has changes since that time. Recently I have migrated to Fedora 19 and again I have the same problem. What packages to install to make it work. The solution is simple. It seems that invoking […]