Eclipse ADT rev 22 Crashes My App

It was one of those days, you realize there is an update and you think, yeah sure, what can go wrong. So the problem at hand. Running Eclipse (Juno, version shouldn’t matter) with ADT, Android Development Tools, and you updated the ADT to rev 22. You’ll get numerous errors if you’re very unlucky.  When you run your

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Xcode Can’t Ignore UserInterfaceState.xcuserstate

Running version control in Xcode can give some troubles when setting up in an existing project. Having an existing project added to a new Git repository the Xcode keep saying UserInterfaceState.xcuserstate has changes. The working copy “helloworld” has uncommitted changes. Commit or discard the changes and try again. Committing the changes doesn’t help as it keep

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Android Failed to convert drawable/ic_launcher into a drawable

Eclipse comes with some hiccup now and then when developing for Android. This error occurred after creating a new project and opening the layout xml file. Failed to convert @drawable/picture into a drawable This is not an error in your code but some strange issue in Eclipse. Restart Eclipse (unfortunately) and the problem will go away.

Eclipse XML Layout Text Editor Broken

When editing xml layout file for Android in Eclipse you might encounter the xml being wrong, flipping and broken. When changing tabs between the graphical layout and the xml file, the lines of code will start disappearing or moving around. It becomes even more visible when highlighting a block of text. To fix this you can disable this

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Android 4.2 Enable Developer Options

Developer Options is gone, almost. It’s not just on Nexus 7 or Galaxy Nexus. Google has hidden the developer settings in the latest version of Jelly Bean, 4.2 for some reason. You can however easily enable it again. Go to the settings menu, and scroll down to and click “About phone.” Scroll down to the bottom

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Windows Phone 8 Emulator Can’t Start

Windows Phone 8 SDK can be installed from here: Running your project your might run into this error while trying to run the emulator: “Can’t start the Windows Phone Emulator. The Windows Phone Emulator couldn’t start because the hypervisor isn’t running. The likely cause is that hardware-assisted virtualization isn’t turned on. Check your PC’s BIOS

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Android Can’t Find File android_winusb.inf

The android_winusb.inf file is in a subfolder of the Android SDK directory, specifically: ..\android-sdk\extras\google\usb_driver\android_winusb.inf In older version of the sdk it was in ..\android-sdk\usb_driver\android_winusb.inf Depending on the installation and updates you might have both. The file in extras is the newest.