Chapter 4. Moving to Real-World Hardware

In the previous chapter, you learned how to set up the necessary environment configurations and how to build your first vanilla system, targeting the emulator. In this chapter, we will have a quick overview of the fundamental tools of every expert Android user and we will complete our first system for a real device—configure, build, flash, and test.

Debugging tools

Debugging tools are some of the tools that no developer can live without. With embedded systems such as Android systems they are even more important. Android provides lots of debugging tools to facilitate complex or boring tasks. The two most important tools are definitely adb and fastboot.

Introducing ADB

ADB stands for Android Debug Bridge and ...

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