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The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android SDK by Nelson To, James Steele

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12. Debugging

Debugging software can easily take as long as or longer than the development itself. Understanding the different ways to debug common problems can save a lot of time and effort. This chapter introduces the basic approach of debugging Android applications, and it examines the many tools available. First, the common Eclipse Integrated Development Environment (IDE) debugging tools are discussed. Then, the Android tools provided from the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) are discussed. Finally, the tools available on the Android system are discussed. Each application is different, so the appropriate debugging methodology depends on the characteristics of the application itself.

Eclipse Built-in Debug Tools

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