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Version: 0.1.x

Run a Sample ILS Project - Android

Video SDK provides open-source sample project videosdk-hls-android-kotlin-example on Github. This document introduces how to run this project.

Prerequisites

  • Development environment requirements:
  • A physical or virtual mobile device running Android 5.0 or later
  • Valid Video SDK Account

Generate Token

To manage secured communication, every participant that connects to a meeting needs an access token. You can easily generate this token by using your apiKey and secret-key, which you can obtain from the VideoSDK Dashboard.

For development purpose, you can generate a temporary token from VideoSDK Dashboard's API section.


tip

The best practice for obtaining a token involves generating it from your backend server which will help in keeping your credentials safe.

Run the Sample Project

Step 1: Clone the sample project

Clone the repository to your local environment.

git clone https://github.com/videosdk-live/videosdk-hls-android-kotlin-example.git

Step 2: Modify local.properties

Open your favorite code editor, add auth_token in local.properties file and paste the earlier generated temporary token as value.

local.properties
auth_token = "TEMPORARY-TOKEN";

Step 3: Run the sample app

Run the android app with Shift+F10 or the ▶ Run from toolbar.

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