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Introduction to Android™ Application Development: Android Essentials, Fourth Edition by Joseph Annuzzi Jr., Lauren Darcey, Shane Conder

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C. Quick-Start Guide: Android DDMS

The Dalvik Debug Monitor Server (DDMS) is a debugging tool provided with the Android Software Development Kit (SDK). Developers use DDMS to provide a window into the emulator or the actual device for debugging purposes as well as file and process management. It’s a blend of several tools: a task manager, a profiler, a file explorer, an emulator console, and a logging console. This Quick-Start Guide is not complete documentation of the DDMS functionality. Instead, it is designed to get you up and running with common tasks. See the DDMS documentation provided with the Android SDK for a complete list of features.

When this appendix discusses an IDE, the focus is on the Android IDE. If you have Eclipse with the ...

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