Debot

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Language
Kotlin
Version
v1.1.0 (Mar 28, 2016)
Created
Sep 25, 2015
Updated
Apr 22, 2018
Owner
Tomoaki Imai (tomoima525)
Contributors
Takahiro Shimokawa (androhi)
Tomoaki Imai (tomoima525)
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Debot


A simple Android library for Debugging menu.

Debot offers a customizable debug menu for Android app development. It does not affect production code. Developers can easily add their own custom debugging features with simple steps.

How it works

If you are using an emulator, just press command + M. If you are running your dev app on a real device, shake it. The debug menu dialog will show up.

How it looks

By default, there are debug menus below.

  • Default debugging menu
  • Check Density
  • Check App ver
  • Show intent and Activity Info
  • Dev input (Automatically adds text to EditText field )

Setup

Download

Grab Debot from Gradle:

debugCompile 'com.tomoima.debot:debot:{latest_version}'
releaseCompile 'com.tomoima.debot:debot-no-op:{latest_version}'

{latest_version} is now :

Make sure you compile debot-no-op in the release build.

Initialization

  1. Call DebotConfigurator.configureWithDefault() at the Application's onCreate() class.
public class MyApplication extends Application {
    @Override
    public void onCreate() {
        super.onCreate();
        DebotConfigurator.configureWithDefault(this);
    }
}
  1. Set below to any Activity you want to show the debugging menu.
public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity{
    Debot debot;
    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
        debot = Debot.getInstance();
    }
    @Override
    public boolean onKeyUp(int keyCode, KeyEvent event) {
        if (keyCode == KeyEvent.KEYCODE_MENU) {
            debot.showDebugMenu(this);
        }
        return super.onKeyUp(keyCode, event);
    }

}    

It is preferred to put these code in your BaseActivity if you have one. That's it!

If you want the debug menu on a real device, add code below.

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity{
    Debot debot;
    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
        debot = Debot.getInstance();
        debot.allowShake(getApplicationContext()); //Make sure to use Application context, or it will leak memory
    }
    @Override
    public boolean onKeyUp(int keyCode, KeyEvent event) {
        if (keyCode == KeyEvent.KEYCODE_MENU) {
            debot.showDebugMenu(this);
        }
        return super.onKeyUp(keyCode, event);
    }

    @Override
    protected void onResume() {
        super.onResume();
        debot.startSensor(this);
    }

    @Override
    protected void onPause() {
        super.onPause();
        debot.stopSensor();
    }
}

See the debot-sample project for more details.

Custom debugging plugins

You can create your own debugging feature by developing a class which inherits DebotStrategy.

public class MyDebotStrategy extends DebotStrategy{
    @Override
    public void startAction(@NonNull Activity activity) {
    // Do your things
    }
}

Then, at the Application class, call Debot.configureWithCustomizeMenu()

public class MyApplication extends Application {
    @Override
    public void onCreate() {
        super.onCreate();
        DebotStrategyBuilder builder = new DebotStrategyBuilder.Builder()
                .registerMenu("My debug feature", new MyDebotStrategy())
                .build();
        DebotConfigurator.configureWithCustomizeMenu(builder.getStrategyList());
    }
}

Call a specific method from your Activity

If you want to call a specific method from your Activity, annotate the method with @DebotAnnotation

//Your Activity
@DebotAnnotation("debugInput")  // A parameter for @DebotAnnotation should be same as the method's name
public void debugInput() {
    // Do things
}

Also, setup a custom debugging plugin with DebotCallActivityMethodStrategy

public class MyApplication extends Application {
    @Override
    public void onCreate() {
        super.onCreate();
        DebotStrategyBuilder builder = new DebotStrategyBuilder.Builder()
                .registerMenu("input", new DebotCallActivityMethodStrategy("debugInput"))
                .build();
        DebotConfigurator.configureWithCustomizeMenu(this, builder.getStrategyList());
    }
}

Usage with Kotlin project

You don't have to change any code with Kotlin project. However, you might see kotlin-stdlib error when you include Debot into your project.

Error:Conflict with dependency 'org.jetbrains.kotlin:kotlin-stdlib' in project ':app'. Resolved versions for app (1.0.2) and test app (1.1.2-4) differ. See http://g.co/androidstudio/app-test-app-conflict for 
details.

In that case, you should setup stdlib dependency explicitly. In your project's build.gradle file, add the line below:

 configurations.all {
     resolutionStrategy {
         force 'org.jetbrains.kotlin:kotlin-stdlib:{whatever the version of Kotlin you are using}'
     }
 }

See details here: https://github.com/nhaarman/mockito-kotlin/issues/146

Snapshot

If you want to use the snapshot version of the library, simply add below to your app/build.gradle

repositories {
    ...
    maven { url 'http://oss.jfrog.org/artifactory/oss-snapshot-local/' } // For Debot snapshot
    ...
}

dependencies {
   debugImplementations 'com.tomoima.debot:debot:2.0.X-SNAPSHOT'
   releaseImplementations 'com.tomoima.debot:debot-no-op:2.0.X-SNAPSHOT'
}

Avoiding Support library conflict

If you want to stick to your support library version, just exclude it from debot.

debugImplementation("com.tomoima.debot:debot:x.x.x") {
    exclude group: "com.android.support"
}
releaseImplementation("com.tomoima.debot:debot-no-op:x.x.x") {
    exclude group: "com.android.support"
}

Credit

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License

Tomoaki Imai 2018
Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License").
You may obtain a copy of the License at

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed
under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES
OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for
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