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By suyash691, Member on 4th September 2014, 07:59 AM
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I want to learn how to develop and port ROMs like porting of new AOSP builds to xperia series ... can anyone refer me to some materials to get started , assuming i have just started second year of computer science engineering.
Please only helpful comments and no mockery.
 
 
4th September 2014, 10:22 AM |#2  
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I want to learn how to develop and port ROMs like porting of new AOSP builds to xperia series ... can anyone refer me to some materials to get started , assuming i have just started second year of computer science engineering.
Please only helpful comments and no mockery.

Skills required:
- C
- Java
- Git
- Bash
- Brain + Google

Simplified vision of android:Hardware < Kernel Linux < Hardware Abstraction Layer < Android

Porting: Working kernel + HAL

Tips & Tricks:
- Hack current projects. This way allow you to learn and not care about unnecessary stuff e.g. If I improve Ambient Sensor Light driver, is not necessary that I understand how is working android build system.
- Logcat

Classic references:
- http://source.android.com/devices/
- http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920021094.do
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4th September 2014, 01:54 PM |#3  
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Thanks a lot .......... both for this and for your work on our devices
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