Luis Reinoso

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How to create an APK from PWA?

21 Junio 2020 »
PWA
  • Has PWA all ready Important!

  • Install llama pack dependencies

  • OpenJDK 8 Download and uncompress it on ~/.java/ directory

    tar xf ./openJDK-jdk.tar.gz -C ~/.java/
    tar xf ./openJDK-jre.tar.gz -C ~/.java/
    

    Optional Setup enviroment variable.

    echo "export JAVA_HOME=\"/home/luis/.java/OpenJDK8U-jdk_xxx/jdk8u242-xxx\" >> ~/.bashrc"
    

    Close all terminals for changes to take effect

  • Android command line tools Search section command line tools only Download and uncompress it on ~/Android/sdk/

    unzip ./commandlinetools-linux-xxxx_latest.zip -d ~/Android/sdk/
    
  • Install llama-pack cli

    npm i -g @llama-pack/cli
    
  • Execute llama-pack

Provide manifest.json url or manifest.webmanifest file

llama-pack init --manifest https://my-twa.com/manifest.webmanifest

Answer questions about twa

Domain being opened in the TWA:
Name of the application:

In keystore let’s press enter then it asks you about create a key store

First and Last names (eg: John Doe): Luis Reinoso
Organizational Unit (eg: Engineering Dept): Developer
Organization (eg: Company Name): Freenlance
Country (2 letter code): EC
// use the same password
Password for the Key Store: [hidden]
Password for the Key: [hidden]
  • Upload private key to google play console

  • Create asset link Using package fingerprint (SHA256) inside app sign go to Google Digital Asset Links

This will create a json then create a file named assetlinks.json and serve it from https://my-twa.com/.well-known/assetlinks.json.

Useful Checker https://digitalassetlinks.googleapis.com/v1/statements:list?source.web.site=https://www.your-website-name.com&relation=delegate_permission/common.handle_all_urls

  • Build apk

    llama-pack build
    

This generate the app-release-signed.apk

  • Upload to play store
  • Fill all data required from play store

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