Android Developer Soapbox – XML UI, Support for JNI

One thing I like about developing on Android – the ability to build one app that can adjust dynamically to different devices, possible because of the XML UI.

One thing I’d like to see – support for Java Native Interface (JNI).

Tomasz Zawada of Shazam and developer of Shazam’s Android app

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  1. We are working on an upgrade to JNI, which hides the C code from the Java programmer. Have a look at "Returning Control to the Programmer: SIMD Intrinsics for Virtual Machines" for the (ACM) Queue Magazine. This may impact the JNI in Android.

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