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Posts Tagged ‘Android emulator’

Genymotion (formerly AndroVM) is an Android x86 virtual machine appliance (via: install in VMware Player/Workstation – YouTube)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/02/14

Very interesting: Install AndroVM in VMware Player/Workstation – YouTube.

The successor is Genymotion “the faster Android emulator”, and seems to have an easier installation path: Run Android on Your Desktop With Genymotion Android Emulator.

One of the drawbacks of going native: the Delphi for Android compiler currently only generates ARM Android code, otherwise this would be a great way to test your apps.

But it works fine if you use Java, Oxygene for Java or MonoDroid: much faster than the emulator (which you cannot run in a VM at all).

There seems to be a way to install ARM translation, so I need to check that out: android – How to install google play service in the genymotion (ubuntu 13.04) .Currently it doesn’t have drag and drop suport – Stack Overflow.


via: Koushik Dutta – Google+ – Even if Microsoft is considering supporting Android apps on….

Posted in .NET, Android, Android Devices, Delphi, Delphi XE5, Development, Mobile Development, Mono for Android, Power User, Software Development | Tagged: , | 4 Comments »

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