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06oct14 - ANDROiD TUTORiAL: ECLiPSE+PHONEGAP+AdMob

Migrate old AdMobSdk to Google Play Services

If you are reading this tutorial probably you ran into a problem with AdMob banners in your app.
Starting from august 2014 the old GoogleAdMobAdsSdk is no longer working, and so your AdMob app pub ID.

AdMob
First of all you must re-import your apps into your new AdMob account to receive new pub unit IDs.
The new ID will look like this:
ca-app-pub-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/xxxxxxxxxx.

ECLiPSE SETTINGS
Google Play Services requires more resources, so it can happens you ran into a Java Heap Space Error.
To avoid this, first of all, go to your Eclipse folder and open eclipse.ini file with a text editor.
Edit the (usually last) line increasing the Xmx memory value to 1GB (-Xmx1024m) and save.
Start Eclipse.

STEP 1: CREATE build.gradle FILE