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Learning Embedded Android N Programming

By : Ivan Morgillo
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Learning Embedded Android N Programming

By: Ivan Morgillo

Overview of this book

Take a deep dive into the Android build system and its customization with Learning Embedded Android Programming, written to help you master the steep learning curve of working with embedded Android. Start by exploring the basics of Android OS, discover Google’s “repo” system, and discover how to retrieve AOSP source code. You'll then find out to set up the build environment and the first AOSP system. Next, learn how to customize the boot sequence with a new animation, and use an Android “kitchen” to “cook” your custom ROM. By the end of the book, you'll be able to build customized Android open source projects by developing your own set of features.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Learning Embedded Android N Programming
About the Authors
About the Reviewer


In this chapter, you learned how to obtain the Linux kernel for your device, how to set up your host PC to properly build your custom kernel, how to add new features to the kernel, build it, package it, and flash it to your device.

You learned how the Android boot sequence works and how to manipulate the init scripts to customize the boot sequence.

In the next chapter, you will learn how to cook your first custom ROM, how to root your device, and replace the recovery partition.