I am using the netbeans android plugin for app development. I finally came to submit my app but had a lot of trouble with a ZipException when trying to digitally sign the application.

After a lot of googling, here’s how to solve the problem.

  • Switch to file view in netbeans and find build.xml (it should be empty)

netbeans android build

  • Add the following to the file

    ``` {.js name=”code”}

    ```

  • Right click on build.xml and select run target -> unsigned

You know have an unsigned version (***-unsigned.apk) of your app ready to be signed as in this post: Signing your android app

 

Matt Reid

Lead Software Architect. Java/Node enthusiast, badminton lover, foodie.

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