Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Jun 2012 16:40 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Exactly six months ago, Eric Schmidt made a remark that in the near future, developers might want to focus on Android first, instead of iOS. While developers haven't moved to Android-first, iOS-later en masse, there's no denying that we're seeing more and more former iOS exclusives move towards Android.
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I'm not saying there aren't hardware demanding apps running on Android. There are. Games for example. But games are developed using OpenGL ES and NDK.

That's what I would like Google to do: extend the NDK so it covers all aspects of Android programming, not just a limited set. Java and SDK sucks for mobile apps if your app demands some performance and you want it to be fluid and provide a nice user experience.

As it is right now, it's easier to develop for iOS and Windows Phone than it is to develop for Android if you have something else than Java in mind.

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