Saturday, June 1, 2013

smali syntax highlighting for sublime

i have been using sublime text 2 + androguard plugin for decompiling and am liking it very much. it doesn't do as well producing correct java as, say, dex2jar + jdgui, but it's sometimes easier to read. it doesn't handle try/catch blocks at all -- just ignores them. this means it's a great alternative for jdgui, which will error out on methods with overlapping try/catch stuff.

since i've been using sublime, i've also needed a smali syntax highlighter, which i found here:

it's the best syntax highlighter i've seen because of the line level syntax validation it does. when you write smali, you can be more confident it is correct with this. you should check out the regex if you're a fan of such tedium.