Android SDK Release 23.0.2 Description
The Android platform is a software stack for mobile devices including an operating system, middleware and key applications.
Developers can now develop applications for the platform using the Android SDK Release 23.0.2. Applications are written using the Java programming language and run on Dalvik, a custom virtual machine designed for embedded use, which runs on top of a Linux kernel.
If you want to know how to develop applications for Android, you're in the right place. This site provides a variety of documentation that will help you learn about Android and develop mobile applications for the platform.
- Application framework enabling reuse and replacement of components
- Dalvik virtual machine optimized for mobile devices
- Integrated browser based on the open source WebKit engine
- Optimized graphics powered by a custom 2D graphics library; 3D graphics based on the OpenGL ES 1.0 specification (hardware acceleration optional)
- SQLite for structured data storage
- Media support for common audio, video, and still image formats (MPEG4, H.264, MP3, AAC, AMR, JPG, PNG, GIF)
- GSM Telephony (hardware dependent)
- Bluetooth, EDGE, 3G, and WiFi (hardware dependent)
- Camera, GPS, compass, and accelerometer (hardware dependent)
- Rich development environment including a device emulator, tools for debugging, memory and performance profiling, and a plugin for the Eclipse IDE
News in Android SDK Release 23.0.2:
- Android SDK Platform-tools revision 19 or later.
- If you are developing in Eclipse with ADT, note that this version of SDK Tools is designed for use with ADT 23.0.2 and later. If you haven't already, update your ADT Plugin to 23.0.2.
- If you are developing outside Eclipse, you must have Apache Ant 1.8 or later.
- Fixed duplicate devices in AVD for Wear and TV.