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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I just switched from Dalvik to ART
by Anon on Sun 22nd Jun 2014 17:05 UTC
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I did this in the developer options section of the phone all i have noticed is that after the phone taking a long time to recompile every application it is now used up more than a gig of additional internal storage. i needed that space so i will have to return to dalvik.

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