August 22, 2014

Android 1.1 SDK Released

Effective immediately, developers have been given access to the Android 1.1 SDK. According to the official Android Developers Blog, this recent release see few “minor, but useful” changes.

There are a few API’s changes available for development including:

  • Adds annotations for test systems, no actual (non-test) API changes.
  • Adds a method to allow a process to easily determine its UID.
  • Adds support for marquee in layouts.
  • Adds new methods for determining padding in views. Useful if you are writing your own subclasses of View.
  • Adds new permissions that allow an application to broadcast an SMS or WAP Push message.
  • API cleanup: removes protected constructor from SDK-bound system images.

Read more at the Android Developers Blog!