Set up Jasonette android
Step 1. DOWNLOAD AND UNZIP
All you need to do is download Jasonette and build with Android Studio.
Step 2. LAUNCH ANDROID STUDIO
Now launch Android Studio, and select "Import project"
Step 3. IMPORT THE PROJECT
Find the Jasonette folder you just unzipped and press OK.
Step 4. PRESS PLAY
Jasonette comes with a default demo JSON url embedded. Let's try running it to make sure it works.
Step 5. CONNECT THE PHONE AND RUN
It will show up a dialog that looks like this.
Here you can either choose to run it on an emulator or a real device.
To learn how to connect the phone, or how to run it on an emulator, read this.
Step 6. CUSTOMIZE!
Now let's try changing the JSON url so you can turn it into your own app.
First, click the "Project" tab on the left side.
A. Update JSON URL
url property inside
strings.xml to your own JSON url. That's it! Build and run the app and you'll find that it's turned into your own app!
If you don't have a JSON yet, here are some example apps you can try quickly
B. Update App name
By default the app is named "Jasonette". You probably want to change this. From the same
strings.xml file, change the
app_name value to your desired app name.
C. Update App icon
Step 1. Create new Image Asset
res and right-click to display a context menu. Then select
Step 2. Select your image
image as Asset Type, and select the
path to the image you want to use.
Step 3. Confirm and finish
It will display some warning about overwriting existing icon. You're overwriting the default icon with your own so it's natural. Press Finish.
D. Update App ID (Important!)
This is important if you want to submit to the play store, since this is the ID that distinguishes one app from another.
To change this ID, go to:
Gradle Scripts >
build.gradle (Module: app), and find the
It should be
com.jasonette by default.
- Change this to your own unique ID. (In this example I've changed it to
- Press "Sync Now" at the top right corner, and rebuild.
To learn more, read this documentation.
★ Did it work?
- Congratulations! You're ready to transform this into your OWN app! Go on to the tutorial.
Submitting to the play store
Check out this documentation to learn how to submit to the play store.
Need more help?
Slack - Come ask quick questions and share tips with other Jasonette users. Join here
Forum - Chat messages on Slack tend to flow away, so you may want to ask questions on the forum. Also it's good for future users who may have the same problem. All messages on the forum will be read. Visit here: https://forum.jasonette.com