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Creating Mobile Apps with Sencha Touch 2 by Bryan P. Johnson, John Earl Clark

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Building native Android applications

Building compiled applications in Android follows a similar pattern as the one we used for iOS:

  1. We create an Android signing certificate.
  2. We create a package configuration file for Sencha Cmd to use.
  3. We run the Sencha Cmd packager to create an application.apk file, which will run on Android devices or the Android emulator for testing.

The nice part is that we can still use the exact same code, all we need is a new certificate and some configuration changes.

Creating the Android signing certificate

Generating the Android signing certificate is significantly less complex than its iOS counterpart. All of our keys can be generated on our local machine and there is no provisioning process for Android applications.

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