Available Android 1.6 NDK and firmware upgrades for the Android Dev Phone 1

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Package released Android 1.6 NDK, release 1, it can already be downloaded from Android Developers. This package complements the SDK and provides tools that allow developers to introduce components of native code in their applications. Native code performs a number of operations significantly faster. In the Android 1.6 NDK, compared with version 1.5, there are a number of improvements. Among them - to use the library OpenGL ES 1.1, it will improve performance for graphics. Besides, you can specify for which version of the platform is designed program - Android 1.5 or 1.6, NDK will automatically use the appropriate functions for creating native code.

In addition, it is possible to place all source code, including C, C + + and Java, in the same project for easy editing. And, finally, was made many corrections to the basic scripts NDK.

In addition, the Android operating system upgrade to version 1.6 for Android Dev Phone 1 is already available for download on the HTC website in the section for developers.