danieltpeters at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 02:12:19 CEST 2012
I'm passingly familiar with the other options for developing, sencha,
phonegap, appcelarator(i think..?). but had the same feeling, learn a
native approach first and then perhaps move on to these other less
cumbersome ways. Thanks for the suggestions.
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Tal Liron <tal.liron at threecrickets.com>wrote:
> Android supports only a subset of the Java API, which means that many
> Java libraries will not work. Jython is one of them. Also worth pointing
> out that Jython is *huge*, and its startup time is also significant. Even
> if it did work on Android, as a dependency it would seem unreasonably heavy
> for most apps.
> It might be worth pointing out that my favorite way to develop mobile apps
> Sencha Touch has recently started to support direct deployment, but I
> deploy using PhoneGap (with a few custom plugins):
> There are pros and cons to this approach, but for many of my uses the pros
> outweigh the cons. All that said, I would still work on learning the
> Eclipse dev environment.
> On 08/27/2012 06:36 PM, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Daniel Peters <danieltpeters at gmail.com> <danieltpeters at gmail.com> wrote:
> ha. Don't think you can use jython on android...mores the pity.
> So in Android the compiled Java things (class or jar files? I'm not a
> Java programmer either) aren't used?
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