Creating Launch Configurations
You’re almost at the point where you can run the application. A run configuration specifies the project to run, the activity to start, and the emulator or device to connect to. Whoa! That’s a lot of stuff happening quickly. Not to worry — the ADT can help you by automating many key steps so that you can get up and running quickly.
The Android ADT gives you two options for creating launch configurations:
Run configuration: You need to run your application on a given device. You’ll use run configurations most of the time during your Android development career.
Debug configuration: You’re debugging your application while it’s running on a given device. You can find out how to debug in Chapter 5.
If you’re feeling ambitious and decide that you want to create a run configuration manually, follow along here. Don’t worry — following these steps ...