[sword-devel] Android SWORD
jdobrik at googlemail.com
Mon May 17 09:04:46 MST 2010
I hope I am at the right place to enquire if anyone is working on this
project and if there is any progress made on it since last October?
As many new phone came out recently running Android 2 it would be great to
have it available on there too.
Re: [sword-devel] Android SWORD
Troy A. Griffitts
Wed, 21 Oct 2009 01:09:21 -0700
A quick update on Android progress.
o Basic Bible navigation and display are working, albeit not pretty.
o Text-to-Speech functionality is added.
o All methods from the engine are now completely wrapped to the same
swordorb.idl interface we use for SWORDWeb's Java<-CORBA->C++ bridge, so
a full-featured Android client should now be possible with the current
Everything is still at the same location (below).
Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> There is now a preliminary Android NDK / Java binding available in SVN.
> This is very very early and should just be considered a proof of concept.
> There is a package available to show things working, but doesn't really
> do much:
> http://crosswire.org/~scribe/bishop.apk <http://crosswire.org/%7Escribe/bishop.apk>
> the JNI libsword.so should be placed in your project/libs directory, e.g.,
> and can be obtained from the above package-- believe me, you don't want
> to try to compile it yourself as the NDK does not have STL support out
> of the box. The Java classes can be obtained from the
> sword/bindings/java-jni/src directory, e.g.
> Module library must exist on your SD card under a 'sword' directory to
> be found, e.g., unzip KJV.zip to /sdcard/sword/
> Have fun, let me know if anyone else is interested in developing an
> Android frontend.
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