IDE Imports Part 7 - Legacy GDK with Android Studio
This is the seventh of a series of posts discussing how to get Google Glass Mirror (Java) and GDK projects set up in various IDEs.
One of the most common questions that I get from people during workshops is how to get set up either the Mirror quick start, or the GDK project into Eclipse, Android Studio or IntelliJ.
This post will cover importing a Legacy GDK project into Android Studio.
0. Clone from GitHub
1. Import Project
2. Hit ‘Next’ a few times
Until the project is imported.
The project will automatically be converted into a Gradle project.
3. Add compileSdkVersion to
The correct value is:
compileSdkVersion "Google Inc.:Glass Development Kit Preview:19"
4. Fix the
Need to have one Activity that is considered the launch Activity, otherwise IntelliJ (Android Studio) won’t let you run.
You’re all done!