Introduction Video of Android 2.3 Gingerbread

             

This is the introduction video of Android 2.3 Gingerbread from the official Android developer blog:

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The main features of Android 2.3 for users include:
1. UI refinements for simplicity and speed
2. Faster, more intuitive text input
3. One-touch word selection and copy/paste
4. Improved power management
5. Control over applications
6. New ways of communicating, organizing

The main features of Android 2.3 for developers include:
1. Enhancements for gaming
2. New forms of communication
3. Rich multimedia
4. Simplified debug builds: Developers can easily generate debug packages without having to manually configure the application’s manifest, making workflow more efficient.
5. Integrated ProGuard support: ProGuard is now packaged with the SDK Tools. Developers can now obfuscate their code as an integrated part of a release build.
6. HierarchyViewer improvements: The HierarchyViewer tool includes an updated UI and is now accessible directly from the ADT Plugin.
7. Preview of new UI Builder: An early release of a new visual layout editor lets developers create layouts in ADT by dragging and dropping UI elements from contextual menus. It’s a work in progress and we intend to iterate quickly on it.

Posted by Cute Android

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