Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

This chapter provides tutorial notes on the 'adb logcat' command. Topics include using 'adb logcat' command options and arguments; viewing log buffers: main, events, and radio; creating rotated log files; control log format as 'brief' or 'long'; filtering out log entries by priority and process tag; retrieving Java exceptions from AndroidRuntime logs.

"adb logcat" Command - Displaying System Logs

"adb logcat" Command Options and Log Buffers

"adb logcat -v" Command - Log Format Control

"adb logcat" Command Arguments - Output Filters

Using "adb logcat" Command to Track the Lifecycle of an Application

Java Exceptions in AndroidRuntime Error Log

Conclusions:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

 Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System

 Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid

 Android Application Package (APK) Files

 Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool

 Android File Systems

 Android 4.0.3 File Systems

 AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information

 android.app.Activity Class and Activity Lifecycle

 View Objects and Layout Resource Files

Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

 Build Process and Package File Content

 Building Your Own Web Browser

 Android Command Line Shell

 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet

 USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet

 Android Tablet - LG-V905R

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet

 Android Phone - LG-P925g

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version