Tutorials: Integrate to Android - Java

Prerequisites

  1. Install or update Android Studio to its latest version.
  2. Set up your Android device to run your app during development.

Important: Edge Cloud Engine is not supported on emulators.

  1. Install Edge Cloud Engine on your Android development device from the Google Play Store.

Hint: For debugging purposes, you might want to download and install Edge Cloud Engine on your development computer (click here to download) as well.

Step 1. Register your project

  1. Create your mimik developer account here or sign in to the mimik developer console, if you already have one.

Important: mimik developer account is required for application registration, platform authorization and microservice deployment.

  1. In the mimik developer console, click Create New Project.

  2. Enter a Project Name.

  3. Upload a logo image if you want to use your own Project Logo.

  4. Submit the form with the auto-generated Redirect URI or enter your own.

Important: Edge Cloud Engine uses OAuth 2.0 for authentication and a redirect URI is necessary for the process. The standard format of redirect URI is com.<string>://<string>. You can learn more about it here.

Step 2. Integrate Edge Cloud Engine to your application

  1. mimik provides the EdgeMobileClient wrapper library to help you integrate Edge Cloud Engine into your Android project. Follow the integration instructions.
  2. If you are not ready to develop your own edge microservices, feel free to use our open source edge microservices to get started.

Step 3. Start exploring examples

Soon we’ll be posting a series of ready made Android project examples to get you started quickly.

Need more help?

Feel free to contact us on Stack Overflow or send us a question via our support page if you have any questions.

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