Ionic build error when trying to build android app


#1

BUILD FAILED

Total time: 14.083 secs

Error: /home/matynjr/newapp/platforms/android/gradlew: Command failed with exit code 1 Error output:
FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.

  • Where:
    Build file ‘/home/matynjr/newapp/platforms/android/build.gradle’ line: 20

  • What went wrong:
    A problem occurred evaluating root project ‘android’.

java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/android/build/gradle/AppPlugin : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0

  • Try:
    Run with --stacktrace option to get the stack trace. Run with --info or --debug option to get more log output.

#2

Upgrade your JDK. At least 1.8 was required last I checked.


#3

thanks but am already running jdk 1.8


#4

You may have it installed, but are you certain that it is being used?


#5

No am not certain of how to use it am a beginner so if you would help and explain how i can use it i will be grateful