Google Drops Java for Next Android and Moves to OpenJDK

  • Post Updated: April 3, 2024

Google is preparing to make some very important changes to Android N, the upcoming mobile operating system. They are dropping the proprietary Java APIs and moving to the open source version.

Google is currently in a dispute with Oracle, the developers of Java. Oracle says that Android is not allowed to use the proprietary Java bits. As expected, Google doesn’t agree. In any case, it looks like Google is trying to avoid future problems by integrating OpenJDK, which is the op… (read more)

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