@@ -140,6 +140,28 @@ Replacing the value for sdk.dir with the path to the Android SDK on the build se
The current build of Android Couchbase embed the CouchDB binaries. There is information on how to build these binaries on the [SourceBuild](https://github.com/couchbase/Android-Couchbase-SourceBuild) project.
+In some environments it may not be possible to use the couchbase.xml ant script installer. Couchbase can be installed manually using the following steps.
+1. Unzip the Couchbase.zip archive. This will produce another zip file named overlay.zip.
+2. Extract the contents of the overlay.zip file into your project. This will place all assets and libraries in the correct location within the structure of your project.
+ cd <project root>
+ unzip /<path to>/overlay.zip
+3. Update the project's AndroidManifest.xml to declare the Couchbase service and request the required permissions.
There is a Google Group here for Mobile Couchbase at https://groups.google.com/group/mobile-couchbase. Let's talk about how to optimize the Erlang build, what the best Java APIs are for CouchDB, how to take advantage of replication on mobile devices. It'll be fun.