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Java and the New ROM on the hero

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by damo, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. damo

    damo Member
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    hey guys,

    in the video of the demo of the new ROM , a saw a JAVA app.

    but its not on my phone after the ROM update.

    Anyone know anything about this?
     

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  2. celuloco

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    Yeah...I was wondering about that too. No Java Icon :rolleyes:
     
  3. prepbgg

    prepbgg Well-Known Member
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    Does this mean that there is no Java Virtual Machine in the Hero? I thought Android Apps were written in Java so need a JVM to run.
     
  4. damo

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    Ah well go the j2me runner app , which is what i need but it would have been nice.
     
  5. wuthton

    wuthton Well-Known Member
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    Java and Wifi tether apps are built into the MoDaCo rom with some other goodies, not in the official release.
     
  6. jasonb

    jasonb New Member
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    Android is a linux based OS with the apps written to run on the Dalvik virtual machine. Dalvik is not Java, but it is possible to compile a subset of Java to dalvik bytecode.

    It would be great if google supported more of Java than it does today so we could get most Java (and JavaFX) apps to compile and run.

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    Jason
     
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