Intro to Android NDK – 08 – The First Run

Part 8/10

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

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