Monday, 10 November 2014

Delving into the Dalvik VM

Google has spent a lot of time thinking about optimizing designs for low powered handheld devices.
If you look at the list of packages in android , you will see that they are fully featured and extensive.

The key figure in Google implementation of the JVM is Dan Bornstein , who wrote the Dalvik VM.
Dalvik is the name of a town in Iceland.

Dalvik VM takes the generated java class files and combines them into one or more Dalvik Executable
(.dex) files.

The goal of the Dalvik VM is to find every possible way to optimize the JVM for space,performance,
and battery life.

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