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tns resources update


Updates the App_Resources/'s internal folder structure to conform to that of an Android Studio project. Android resource files and directories will be located at the following paths:

  • drawable-*, values, raw, etc. can be found at App_Resources/Android/src/main/res
  • AndroidManifest.xml can be found at App_Resources/Android/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml
  • Java source files can be dropped in at App_Resources/Android/src/main/java after creating the proper package subdirectory structure
  • Additional arbitrary assets can be dropped in at App_Resources/Android/src/main/assets


Usage Synopsis
$ tns resources update Defaults to executing $ tns resources update android. Updates the App_Resources/Android's folder structure.
$ tns resources update android Updates the App_Resources/Android's folder structure.

Command Limitations

  • The command works only for the directory structure under App_Resources/Android. Running $ tns resources-update ios will have no effect.
Command Description
install Installs all platforms and dependencies described in the package.json file in the current directory.
platform add Configures the current project to target the selected platform.
platform remove Removes the selected platform from the platforms that the project currently targets.
platform Lists all platforms that the project currently targets.
prepare Copies common and relevant platform-specific content from the app directory to the subdirectory for the selected target platform in the platforms directory.