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New Tools for Android Developers Arrive (OStatic.com)

Mar 16, 2012, 11:01 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"This week, developers gained access to some notable Android-focused tools. The tools are arriving as Android continues to proliferate on smartphones and other devices, giving rise to a robust app ecosystem that now rivals Apple's. A group of tech industry titans has produced an open source benchmark for performance testing Android systems, and with the release of AIDE, developers can now produce Android applications and tools directly on Android devices.

"You can find much more information on AIDE in this online interview, where its developers note:

"'We want AIDE to become the foremost way to develop Android Apps in the future...Android places severe restrictions on memory usage for Apps. Still it is possible to build a project containing over 100,000 source lines like AIDE itself within AIDE on a Samsung Galaxy S2 smartphone.'"

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