Set Different Gradle Configurations

TL;DR: create a global file (in <HOME>/.gradle or GRADLE_USER_HOME if defined). Place there the system specific configuration. The other day I had the unpleasant surprise that Android Studio replicated my proxy settings into and got committed to Git. Including a password (which has since became obsolete). Since my other environment doesn’t use a […]

My ProGuard Configuration Base File

Following my previous proguard entry, I think it’s useful to present my final proguard configuration. I’m starting with my base file (, explaining it along the way (as much as I can understand). Proguard Set-up I have a normal project structure ( <fallpaper>/<app>), and my proguard is configured in <fallpaper>/<app>/build.gradle. The confgiration sequence in my gradle […]

Android – More Speed up Building with Gradle

In my previous post I described one thing you can easily do to improve the build speed, namely enabling the gradle daemon. In the meantime, things improved quite a bit: Gradle 2.4 (at the moment of writing) has better speed You can run things in parallel now like other build tools (e.g. make ) You […]

Old Stuff – Dell X200 Battery ACPI

Recently I’ve found an old USB stick, with some information dating from 2003. One of the things I found is an AML on how to get ACPI to show the battery status properly. Here it is, in case it helps someone: