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Difference between normal java and Android java

Nehel Patel
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Joined: Feb 09, 2010
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What is difference between normal java and Android java?
Piyush Patel
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Joined: Feb 24, 2009
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hi, Nehel
there are certain java packages not supported in android , check these links Java vs Android API and android-versus-java-apis.
Monu Tripathi
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- Android uses Java syntax and has borrowed some of the libraries as already mentioned.
- Java files on Android are compiled into .class files and then in dalvik executables(.dex)
- Android programs run on Dalvik virtual machine which a customized register based virtual machine written for Android.

Refer Android Faqs for links and read Android is not Java for more...


[List of FAQs] | [Android FAQ] | [Samuh Varta]
Nehel Patel
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Joined: Feb 09, 2010
Posts: 21

Thank you for the clarification Piyush and Monu...
 
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
 
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