EMDK For Android Setup

EMDK For Android 4.2

Overview

The EMDK for Android provides the interface to Symbol value adds such as scanning and magstripe for developing Enterprise applications on Symbol Android devices. This document is a guide to start working the "EMDK for Android" in your preferred development environment.

Configuring Development Environment

In order to develop Android applications with Android Studio you must first install the Java Development Kit.

Installing Java Development Kit (JDK) for Windows

  1. Go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html.
  2. Download and install JDK v7u45 or newer.

Installing Java Development Kit (JDK) for Mac

Installing Java for OS X 2014-10x:

  1. Go to https://support.apple.com/kb/dl1572?locale=en_US.
  2. Download and install Java for OS X 2014 (ex: JavaForOSX2014-101.dmg).

Installing Java Development Kit (JDK) 7:

  1. Go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html.
  2. Download and install JDK 7 (v7u75 – the JRE alone is not sufficient) or newer for Mac OS X x64 (ex: jdk-7u75-macosx-x64.dmg).

Choosing a Development Environment

Android Studio

Android studio is now Google's official IDE for Android development. Using Android Studio will give you access to the latest IDE updates.

Windows - Follow this guide to setup the EMDK for Android in Android Studio.

Mac - Follow this guide to manually setup the EMDK for Android in Android Studio.