What’s so great about Android SDK?
This article is talking about Android SDK and its beneficial features are being listed. Android is
an open source mobile operating system and Android SDK is a development tool for Android
Mobile SDK is basically for developers who are looking ahead to develop mobile applications.
Presently, a mobile SDK supports development of two types of mobile apps – Native apps and
The Android SDK has become the most well-known development tool nowadays for mobile
app development. Android is a Linux based operating system designed mainly for touch screen
PDAs, mobile devices and tablet devices. It is developed by Google Inc. and it is an open
Today, more than 40% of the total mobile market is covered by Android OS and the major
reason behind its popularity is availability of thousands of apps on the Android App Store.
Android SDK by Google is an open source development kit for Android app development and
it includes sample projects with source code for understanding different kinds of programming
techniques, development tools, an emulator and some necessary libraries.
The Android applications are written in Java Programming language and they run on DALVIK
– a customized virtual machine designed for embedded use.
Few benefits of Android SDK includes –
- Android SDK includes a Droid emulator that helps developers and programmers to test
the functionalities of the apps and debug the errors in them.
- The tools and APIs of Android SDK are easy to use.
- The emulator helps app developers to work faster and also benefits them to reduce the
overall time of uploading and testing the app on Android devices.
- It helps developers to better understand the needs of client and deliver the user-friendly
- It is composed of modular packages that can be downloaded by developers separately
using SDK Manager.
- Android SDK has large community of developers and so it is always updated and
included with enhanced features.
Other than above benefits, there are many other beneficial features in Android SDK that makes
it the most favorite mobile app development tool. It is believed that almost any kind of apps
can be build using it like Business related apps, games apps, communication and connectivity
apps, LBS, Banking mobile solutions, E-commerce solutions, and many others.
From a business point of view, Android is the top most considered platform because of various
benefits provided by it. For example, it involves less costly licensing fees or development tools,
developers just require a sound knowledge of JAVA programming language for building
innovative Android apps, easy to understand APIs, simple development process, and supports
all audio, image, and video formats.
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