Intro to Android NDK – 08 – The First Run
While most Android apps are written in pure Java, Android’s Native Development Kit (NDK) enables us to access code written in C/C++ via Java Native Interface (JNI). This is often done in the name of performance, or to take advantage of existing legacy code-base.
In this tutorial, we will see what NDK is, why we would use it, and build a simple application to see how to get started.
Get the code and watch the whole series at http://bit.ly/ndk-intro