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Android Studio error when running app through emulator

Only a month ago, running an app through the Android Studio emulator was running fine.  Now I'm warmly greeted by

Installation did not succeed.
The application could not be installed: INSTALL_PARSE_FAILED_NO_CERTIFICATES

The complete error is 

Version code 1 has already been used. Try another version code

Uploading a new version of an Android app to Google Play and I'm seeing this error

Version code 1 has already been used. Try another version code.

There are three areas to observe:

Version Code: {whole integer}
Version Name: {String}
Version Name Suffix: {Integer}

Currently, my settings are:

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Ionic - Capacitor config​

Initialise your Capacitor config​

To initialise Capacitor use the CLI questionnaire:

npx cap init

On executing the above command, you will be prompted to answer a few questions for your app such as your app's name and the package ID.

Common Ionic and Capacitor CLI's

Run the NPX commands to update the app

npm run build && npx cap sync

Run app with live reload

ionic cap run {platform} -l --external

Replace {platform} with Android or iOS depending on your environment as follows

Android Studio Run/Debug configuration error: Module not specified

Approaches to resolving “Module not specified” Error in Android Studio

When attempting to run or debug the application on Android Studio you can come across the error “Module not specified” in the Android Studio.  This article will outline approaches I took to get a resolution to this issue.


Setting up an ionic app

Recently a client handed me code that runs an app through iOS and Android.  No details about whether native or otherwise.  Once I had the opportunity to crawl through the code, definitely not native.  Typescript, Angular, Cordova... etc.

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