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Supporting multiple environments in Android

It is quite common for any application to be built and tested in multiple environments like development, test, staging, production etc... And it is typical to have a different set of URLs for each environment. The same holds true for Android applications also. Ever since we started building Android apps (in Eclipse), managing environments was a tedious but necessary task. In web applications we could easily use symbolic links to separate our environment configurations but it had to be something else in Android apps. A very simple approach is to define an environment variable and change it as... Read More