Use Intel Hardware Acceleration for Faster Android Emulation

$ adb help


If this is you:

  • Android developer with an Intel-based computer
  • Sick of dealing with a slow emulator


I never knew this, and thought that I was doomed to a slow emulator or had to debug and deploy over a constantly plugged-in device, which could at times be inconvenient.

Thanks to the guys at CodePath (@thecodepath) for this useful tip! If you’re interested in learning iOS or Android, definitely check them out.

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20 September 2013


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