The Android platform is a software stack for mobile devices including an operating system, middleware and key applications. Developers can create applications for the platform using the Android SDK. 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.
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What's New in This Release:
· Android SDK Platform-tools revision 8 or later.
· If you are developing in Eclipse with ADT, note that the SDK Tools r14 is designed for use with ADT 14.0.0 and later. If you haven't already, we highly recommend updating your ADT Plugin to 14.0.0.
· If you are developing outside Eclipse, you must have Apache Ant 1.8 or later.
· Added webcam support to Android 4.0 or later platforms to emulate rear-facing cameras when one webcam is present, and to emulate both rear-facing and front-facing cameras when two webcams are present. Webcam suport is for Windows and Linux only. Mac support will come in a later release.
· Changed default.properties to project.properties and build.properties to ant.properties. Any existing projects that you build with Ant must be updated with the android update project command.
· Changed Ant build.xml file to support improvements to the build system and added and modified Ant commands to support these changes. For a list of An...