Some may have noticed that portions of the intro docs aren’t reflecting the current state of fuse; things are only this way because fusetools became fuse open and its now up to the community to make the difference. The fate of the world is literally in our hands now, haha, ok maybe not as dramatic and its not entirely only in our hands, a core bunch of fusetools guys are still maintaining the core pieces whilst working their day jobs, which are the main parts that allow an app to be built natively for iOS and Android. Other than that, its really up to the rest of us to build and share new components, native or high level (UX) components (which is actually awesomely quick to do, once you get the hang of it).
With that being said, I happened to have a clean Windows laptop and here’s my quick tutorial to get going on Windows 10:
Setup - perhaps in the next version of fuse, the install will have less steps…
Download latest version of fuse and install:
Download and install latest Java Development Kit(JDK):
- Open the command line and install android with
fuse install android, enter to install and
yto say yes to their agreements.
(make sure you have good internet because its going to download a lot of android things)
- Agree & Download NDK16b:
- Extract the zip to your Android SDK directory, replace and rename the folder to
If you run into a “Path too long” error whilst extracting, you will need to extract with 7Zip:
Export to your droid
- Open fuse and create a “New Example project”
cmdand navigate to your project folder location
Plugin your android device and make sure that USB debugging is enabled.
Export to your device by using
fuse build --target=android --run
You will now see a nice button on your device, that you can tap to animate and swipe to the left to see more