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Android Hacks – How to Compile Your Own Android Kernel!

So long as you have the kernel source (in which companies like HTC release the kernel source code for most of their Android smartphones), you can compile you own Android kernel (as it is linux-based) and play with it.

Last night I had the pleasure of compiling my very first Android kernel.  It wasn’t awfully hard as it took me about 20 minutes to compile my first Android kernel.

Of course, the best OS to compile an Android kernel is on linux, I used Ubuntu but you can also use Ubuntu running on top of VirtualBox if you want, there’s no problem with that as Android

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Android Hacks – How to Get Started with Android App Development!

I’ve been doing a bit of research lately on developing Android development and have found a slew of sites that could jump-start your Android-app development.  Of course, there’s great books to read out there but what I like to do and how I learn best is by trying out different simple examples of programming.

Since Android apps are basically Java-based, it would help a great deal if you have done some Java programming before.  Personally, I am a java engineer who has done many applications with embedded computers.   This should be pretty easy for me once I get the hang

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