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Pro Android Python with SL4A by Paul Ferrill

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Chapter 10. Packaging and Distributing

This chapter will take a look at ways to package and distribute scripts using Eclipse and QR codes.

This chapter will cover these topics:

  • Using QR codes to distribute scripts

  • Building a distributable application

  • Using Eclipse to create an .apk file

While much of this book has been about creating scripts for personal consumption, it is quite possible to build a commercial Android application using SL4A. Once that's done, you need a way to distribute your app so others can enjoy it. This chapter will look at several ways you can do just that.

QR Codes

The Quick Response (QR) code is a great way to publish your work if you have a relatively short script that you'd like to share. Most Android devices include a native ...

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