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Android Basics 101: Understanding ART, the Android Runtime – XDA Developer TV
XDA community members are known for boosting the performance of their Android devices in much the same way that baby boomers would modify and improve their hot rod cars. One new feature of KitKat is poised to help improve application performance in Android. This feature is known as ART, though it’s still an experimental feature, there is rumor that it will be the default soon. But what is this talk about ART really? And what is ART?
In today’s video, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan talks about the ART runtime compiler. He gives a basic overview of what ART does. Then Jordan talks about what ART does differently than the current runtime compiler known as Dalvik. So if you want to learn more about the ART runtime, check this video out.
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A bit of info about ART:
- The ART of Android
- Android Preparing to Become a 64-bit OS, ART Will Replace Dalvik as Default Runtime Compiler
- Default [Explained] ART Runtime in Android 4.4(kitkat)
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