"Android, an open source mobile platform with no upfront fees,
has emerged as a new mobile development option that offers many
benefits over competing platforms. But is it right for your
project? In this reference guide, you'll learn all the nitty-gritty
details you need to know to evaluate Android, including the tools
and technologies for developing on the platform as well as the
required costs. Armed with this information, you can make an
informed decision as to whether or not Android is the right fit for
your particular organization or development project.
"Android Programming Languages
"Native Android applications are written in Java. Applications
requiring existing C/C++ libraries can take advantage of the
Android Native Development Kit (NDK).
"In addition to native Android applications written in Java,
Adobe Flash and Adobe AIR support were added in Android 2.2,
enabling a whole new group of developers to target Android