Android software development
is the process by which applications are created for devices running the Android operating system. Google states that “Android apps can be written using and languages” using the Android (SDK), while using other languages is also possible. All non-virtual machine (JVM) languages, such asGo, C++ or , need the help of JVM language code, that may be supplied by tools, likely with restricted API support. Some programming languages and tools allow app support (i.e. for both Android and Third party tools, development environments, and language support have also continued to evolve and expand since the initial SDK was released in 2008. The official Android app distribution mechanism to end users is it also allows staged gradual app release, as well as distribution of pre-release app versions to testers.