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Android Studio works on CrossOver for Android!!
Jerry Rash
Posted 2017-10-28 15:54
Never thought I would see the day I could fully develop Android applications on Android using Android but today is the the day.
I have submitted Android Studio 3.0 32bit for approval using the current version.. https://dl.google.com/dl/android/studio/ide-zips/3.0.0.18/android-studio-ide-171.4408382-windows32.zip .

I had to tweak a few of the config files to get it fully functional and have test compiled 5 applications so far with no problems to report.
If enough interest is shown, I will consider either an article or a bat file wrapper to perform the very minor changes needed to enable the full functionality. I doubt this would be of interest to phone or tablet clients but works well on RemixOS for PC and should work equally well on chromebooks that have enough storage space.  Remix OS includes a ADB Server so I was to take advantage of compile and test on the fly.. A far improvement over using the AVD emulator. Screenshots Here -> https://photos.app.goo.gl/6QiexUagYA8JWZdv2  . Your feedback determines if I create full details so please don't be shy.
Claudius Golumbina
Posted 2017-11-10 04:40
Could you share the tweaks you had to make to get it to work? I am stuck at the "JDK missing" error message and wasn't able to install the Oracle JDK.
Jerry Rash
Posted 2017-11-23 17:22
I'm sorry I didn't see your post. Regarding the java issue..
I created a new bottle and installed Java SE 7.. Not Jdk. Once installed, The Oracle installer offers to upgrade it to the current SE 8.xx.
Once that happens, The Android studio installer will work. The studio package has it's own version of the JDK already included in the package but  needs anative Java client installed to kick
Jerry Rash
Posted 2017-11-23 17:22
I'm sorry I didn't see your post sooner. Regarding the java issue..
I created a new bottle and installed Java SE 7.. Not Jdk. Once installed, The Oracle installer offers to upgrade it to the current SE 8.xx.
Once that happens, The Android studio installer will work. The studio package has it's own version of the JDK already included in the package but  needs a native Java client installed to kick it's own installation to start.. I noted fixes to various files to get it working right.. Just as an FYI. None of that maybe needed as long as the android studio package is unzipped using 7-zip manager for windows in a Crossover Session. I had used winzip for android for the original test and it appears to have mangled a few files .. I ultimately had to modify the names of various .xml files to recover the install..

It was nice to hear from someone. I posted this on XDA developers as well with little response.. Let me know if that solves it for you..

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