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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Testing our app on the emulator

At the end of each of the remaining recipes of this chapter you will have a working app with new functionality. This recipe tells us how to quickly test it on the emulator.

Getting ready

Have your current project open in Eclipse and read on.

How to do it...

You can follow these steps every time you want to test your app. Remember not to close the emulator when you're done if you think you will need it again soon. This will save you from the wait of loading it up every time.

  1. From the Eclipse main menu select Project | Clean. Click on OK in the next pop up box.
  2. To run the app find the little green and white play icon below the main menu bar as shown in the following screenshot:
  3. Click on the play icon.
  4. Select Android Application ...

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