Chapter    15

Wearables Application Testing: Using Hardware Devices in Android Studio

Now that you have the majority of the coding and design completed for your watch faces application, you need to begin testing your application on real-world hardware devices, which can be a very involved work process.

The first step will be to get the computer, smartphone, and smartwatch hardware working together, and that is the primary objective of this chapter, to bridge the software development environment (Android SDK and IntelliJ IDE) with your hardware device(s) environment. I have already discussed using only a computer (with AVDs), so now I’ll discuss using the computer and the smartphone with the AVD, and finally I’ll discuss using your computer with ...

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