How to speed up Android Emulator on uX system - UPDATED

If you are developing for Android, you probably have already abandoned the emulator that comes with Android SDK, and are testing and debugging on a real device. I cannot blame you - the emulator is awfully slow. Well I have good news for you - you can speed it up, if you are using uX system (Unix like - Linux, Mac OS X, BSD). The trick is very simple - and I suppose some of you have already activated it - mount /tmp folder into memory.

First steps in creating your web service enabled mobile application using JSON, Geronimo, Android and RESTEasy

This articles will reveal the first steps in setting up your development environment for building WebService/Enterprise Java applications and consuming their services from Android device. What I am using in this example: Geronimo with Jetty7 javaee5 - 2.2.1 - as application/web server Eclipse Indigo EE (with WTP plugin) Android SDK 4.0.3 Google Gson 2.1 Resteasy - jaxrs - 2.3.1.GA Please don’t be bored from so many screenshots. If you know the basics you just can skip them.