Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Ionic Build – Gradle throws “Could not reserve enough space for object heap” error

Compiling and running an Ionic application on your Android device is a whole lot of fun, requiring a big list of tools and a little bit of good luck. It seems that I was out of luck as I got the following error message during the startup of Gradle:

Could not reserve enough space for object heap

To solve it, I specifically downloaded and installed the 64bit version of Java:


After the installation completed, I updated my JAVA_HOME environment variable to point to the 64bit version:


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