1. Download and install the Android Studio.
2. Create a new project.
Update @ 2013-8-25: You can consider Whatsapp Plus as suggested by harish.
Update @ 2012-11-13: Anyone could confirm the following solution work or not?
WhatsApp requires a SIM-Card. I know from various xda-developers discussions, that it’s easier to do a backup from whatsapp on your phone with titanium backup, and then restore it inside your VM. But, the message database is local and messages are not synced across identical accounts.
Update @ 2012-9-23: This maybe a temporary workaround but only for people who already running whatsapp with his device.
WhatsApp Web Client
Update @ 2012-08-07: I have tried on both BlueStacks and Android emulator. Both of them have connection problem. Seems the Whatsapp server somehow blocked the verification. Currently seems no way to run Whatsapp on PC. =.=
Would that be a proxy problem? Anyone could complete the verification?
Since i dun have a smart phone~ My friend Simon blames me as he can’t reach me with WhatsApp. So he sent me a Taiwan blog post about using WhatsApp in PC and now i translate the steps in English.
1. Download and install the Java SDK. (Download Java 7)
2. Download the Android SDK @ Android Developer
3. Extract the Android SDK and run the SDK Manager.exe
Recently my friend Vera has bought the X8 Android phone. i tried to update the OS from Donut(Android 1.6) to Eclair(Android 2.1) several times through the PC Companion provide by Sony Ericsson. But it always fails… Continue reading
I haven’t opened the Android projects in my notebook for a long time. Last week when i opened one of the Android project, i found that i could not deploy the app to the simulator and the Eclipse prompt the following error.
We have talked about how to make a ListView in Android Application using SimpleAdapter.
If you want to add different colors to the background of each row, you can create another adapter which extends the SimpleAdapter and overrides the getView() method. For example, create the SpecialAdapter.java as follow.
android.view.Display class provide a simple way to determine the phone orientation.
The screen orientation is determined in the Activity class.
Sometimes, the application performance on phone is different from emulator. Just like the WatchFootballApp, we found that it takes more time on refreshing the results on device.
For all Android mobiles, there exists 3 screen sizes:
In Android Applications, ListView helps you to display the contents of an array with flexible size. The following example shows you how to create a simple ListView.