The update problem

Updates for open source software have always been a rough patch of the whole user experience. Product forums are flooded¬†with people complaining about their hardware not being supported with a new update, or in case of software services like word documents, the software being unreliable, unstable and sometimes not working at all. This is not … Continue reading The update problem

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Android Run Time (ART)

Android Run Time (ART) is the replacement to Dalvik¬†introduced experimentally in Android 4.4 (Kitkat). Back then it could be enabled in the developer options. ART completely replaced Dalvik in Android 5.0 (Lollipop). It was designed to be faster and more robust than Dalvik. The major feature of ART is that it uses Ahead of Time … Continue reading Android Run Time (ART)

Android Compiler

The compiler is a very important part of the software development process. Its contribution cannot be over looked. Its what makes it all work. In a world with no compilers, we would have to write code directly in machine code, i.e 1's and 0's just like the geeks did in the 60's and 70's. The … Continue reading Android Compiler