Tag Archives: apk

Getting started on Android Development from Command Line

As a quick reference, here’s a list of useful and most commonly used commands if you want to do Android development from command line (for example, without using eclipse or any other bloated IDE). You must have installed the Android … Continue reading

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From APK to readable java source code in 3 easy steps

Android applications are packed inside a APK file, which is just a ZIP file containing among other things a compact Dalvik Executable (.dex) file. First step is to extract the “classes.dex” file from the APK: $ unzip program.apk classes.dex Archive: … Continue reading

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Edit image resources inside an android APK file

Today I had to change some image resources in a APK file, the process is easy once you know it, so I just post it here for future reference: First use the tool “aapt” from the android SDK to list … Continue reading

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