Thursday, December 15, 2011

Intel software preps developers to move fast with Android



Intel software preps developers to move fast with Android

Dear All,

Get ready, developers for Android on the Intel® Atom™ Processor. After a recent announcement of Intel Atom optimization in the Android code base, it's time to consider the overall development ecosystem of Atom-based smartphones and tablets—and prepare for an exciting 2012.
ExtremeTech News Article: Intel's Android Plans
This article straight from Joel Hruska at ExtremeTech compiles Intel activity that has boosted Intel Atom compatibility in Android (both Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich). Intel also contributed patches, validation, and emulation support to the OS. The article reports on hardware virtualization support for Android emulation on both Windows* and Macintosh* platforms that can improve its performance by up to 10x.

Also available soon, will be tools such as Intel® Vtune™ Amplifier XE and Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzer to help streamline Android development for the Atom ecosystem environment.
ExtremeTech News Article: Intel's Android Plans
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NDK Android Application Porting Guide
If you already have a working app, read this guide to porting NDK applications to Intel Atom platforms. It provides tips and guidance for resolving compiler issues and getting your app recognized in the Android market on Atom-based devices. Then visit the Android Developers Community to sign up to receive fresh updates about Android on Intel, and get even more mobile next year.
NDK Android Application Porting Guide
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