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Push Perl scripts to the live device

Page history last edited by Will 9 years, 10 months ago

This tutorial assumes that you:


Get and Install


1. Start by Downloading these files:

Save them into your ~/Eclipse/plugins/android-sdk-linux_86/tools folder.




2. Then enter in these commands to install them onto your device:

$ ./adb install sl4a_r3.apk

$ ./adb install perl_for_android_r1.apk


3. You will need to have WiFi running for this step:

On your device slide open the menu and open "Perl for Android" and then press Install.


Write and Push


1. Write the script:

Inside ~/Eclipse/plugins/android-sdk-linux_86/tools enter in these commands:

$ touch hello.pl

$ gedit hello.pl


Once in gedit paste in this script:

use Android;
my $a = Android->new();
$a->makeToast("Hello, Android!");

and save.


2. Push the script:

To send the script to the device enter in this command:

 ./adb push hello.pl /sdcard/sl4a/scripts


3. Run the script:

Open up sl4a on your device and touch "hello.pl"





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