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Coloring Your Logcat World

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Getting feedback for your app during development is as simple as adding logging info where necessary and looking for the output in logcat. But if there’s a lot going on, the task of actually finding the lines can get a little sticky. Logcat does have a rudimentary filtering feature, which was covered in a recent ADB Commands article. But I often find that when I’m using broad (app-wide) filtering, I still spend considerable time scrolling through the output. There’s a tool that can make this a little less tedious by color coding logcat output.

The work is all done with a Python package that parses the logcat output, applying labels and columns as it goes. It monitors the output in real time, b. . . READ ON »

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Root Your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III with Ease using CASUAL

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XDA Elite Recognised Developer AdamOutler is at it again. Following up on his Verizon Note II root method, he continues to roll out safe and easy-to-deploy root exploits via CASUAL, the Cross-platform ADB Scripting, Universal Android Loader.This time, the device in question is the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III.

One of the major benefits of CASUAL is that it is cross platform. Adam has been spending a great deal of time in bringing support for many different platforms to a consistent level. If you have him circled on Google+, you may have already noticed him tackling the OS X upgrade process in an effort to test these exploits for Mac users. That’s where you come in. Adam is especially keen to hear from u. . . READ ON »

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Linux Kernel 3.4 for Galaxy S Plus, Jelly Bean Toggles for Everyone, Tizen OS Info – XDA Developer TV

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Linux 3.4 Kernel has been compiled for the Galaxy S Plus GT-i9001. XDA Developer TV Producer and News Corespondent Jordan reviews this and all the other important stories from this week on the XDA-Developers Portal. Jordan talks about the Windows RT Porting Guide for Windows 32-bit apps.

In Jelly Bean-related news, Jordan talks about an app that makes Jelly Bean Toggles available to all. Jordan talks about one of the latest alternative mobile operating systems and its history, Tizen. Pull up a chair and check out this video. And if you any news to report, feel free to contact any XDA News Writer.. . . READ ON »

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Tizen OS: Brief History, Roots, and Current Status

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This year’s Mobile World Conference was different from most. There were still all the device presentations, announcements, and revelations that we’ve come to expect from the biggest tech event of the mobile industry each year. What’s different was that this time, the spotlight wasn’t taken by hardware, but rather by software—and for good reason. After all, it isn’t every day that three upcoming mobile operating systems backed by big names like Samsung, Intel, Mozilla, and Canonical are showcased at the same event. Apart from Mozilla’s Firefox OS and Canonical’s Ubuntu Touch, MWC 2013 also saw Samsung and Intel finally showcase Tizen OS running on a. . . READ ON »

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Linux Kernel 3.7 Stable Released with ARM Support

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If you are a kernel developer for Android devices, you have likely experienced moments of frustration time and time again when trying to build or port a kernel to a new device. Luckily, many of your worries may be eased. In an official statement, Linus Torvalds has made what could be considered as one of the most major announcements in the history of Linux by adding ARM support to the popular free and open-source kernel.

While the initial list of supported ARM architectures is confined to a few server SoCs and development boards, more devices including several consumer-oriented SoCs found in Android devices will be added to the list in the next few releases. It may still take a while for Android to catch up since the . . . READ ON »

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Open webOS, Work with ADB in Linux and Windows, and More! – XDA Developer TV

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This has been another great week on the XDA Portal. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan takes this weekend off and XDA Elite Recognized Developer and XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler fills in covering all the news you need to know to keep you updated. Adam talks about HP delivering Open webOS. Adam talks about methods to fix random key presses on the Fascinate.

In other news Adam talks about a right click menu of Android tools for Ubuntu and configuring ADB and fastboot in Linux. And in Windows news, there are applications for creating flashable zips. Finally, Adam announces the contest for a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III that he hinted at in his unboxing video. Pull up a chair and check out this video!. . . READ ON »

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Jelly Bean on Desire HD, Kindle Fire, Nexus One, and Universal Root for ICS – XDA Developer TV

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Jordan is back today to talk more about Jelly Bean news from the XDA Portal. Jordan covers CyanogenMod 10 for the Kindle Fire and Original Galaxy Tab. The HTC HD2 also gets an unofficial CM10 alpha release. Jordan talks about universal root for Ice Cream Sandwich phones.

In Jelly Bean news, Jordan mentions the Jelly Bean OTA for the Nexus S. Also mentioned are Jelly Bean ports for the Galaxy S II i9100, HTC Evo 4G, Nexus One, MyTouch 4G Slide, Desire HD and the Motorola Defy. Jordan wraps up the video with a mention of the Linux on Android Project. This is a video you cannot miss!

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Learn to Use Linux for Mobile Development: Redirection and Manipulation – XDA TV

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Building off the foundations of Linux knowledge begun by XDA TV Producer Jordan, XDA Elite Recognized Developer and XDA TV Producer AdamOutler teaches you more commands and tips to use Linux for Mobile Development. But first, AdamOutler introduces his latest music video and the XDA-Developers complaints line.

He begins the tutorial and covers several Linux commands including redirect, append, pipe, clear, echo, and cat. AdamOutler shows us how to define and use variables, escape characters, and edit datastreams.  He wraps it up with a practical example of some of these commands using adb and modifying the build.prop on a Samsung Captivate.. . . READ ON »

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Learn to Use Linux for Mobile Development: Beginning Commands – XDA TV

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Android is based on Linux. Some may say XDA TV Producer Jordan Keyes is a huge Linux fan. Calling upon his Linux talents, he is here to walk you through the basics of using the Linux terminal.

Many Android developers use Linux in some way. If you are looking to get into Android Development, or just want to learn Linux, this video is a great place to start. Jordan covers a lot of basic commands to help get you started down the right path. What are you waiting for? Scroll down and watch now!. . . READ ON »

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