Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jun 2014 09:58 UTC

Ever since we first saw ART appear alongside the release of Android 4.4 KitKat, we all knew that it would eventually replace the aging and relatively inefficient Dalvik runtime compiler. Well folks, the time is now upon us, as commits made late last night to the AOSP master branch show Dalvik getting the axe and ART being set as the default.

Should deliver some decent performance improvements. I tried switching to ART months ago but ran into problems with some applications not working properly. Has the situation improved? Are any of you using ART?

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Nexus 7 2013 LTE
by Arawn on Thu 19th Jun 2014 13:33 UTC
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I've been using ART on my N7 2013 LTE for the last 3 or 4 months and haven't noticed any problems that I can attribute to ART.

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