Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 26th Jun 2009 13:30 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A native application development kit has been released for Android developers, offering a way to create certain kinds of high-performing applications for handsets running the Google platform. Android applications run through the Dalvik virtual machine, which emulates a Java virtual machine. On Thursday, the Android Native Development Kit (NDK) was released, allowing coders to create parts of their Android 1.5 applications outside Dalvik, using native-code languages such as C and C++.
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Other languages on Dalvik
by bsharitt on Fri 26th Jun 2009 13:52 UTC
bsharitt
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2005-07-07

This is a good first step, but I actually like the VM idea, so I'd rather see an SDK allowing other languages like Python to nativity target Dalvik and the associated Google libraries.

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RE: Other languages on Dalvik
by kragil on Fri 26th Jun 2009 14:09 in reply to "Other languages on Dalvik"
kragil Member since:
2006-01-04

There already is a scripting env or you could use Scala.

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