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Tuesday, April 29 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
Running Code in the Android Stack - Karim Yaghmour, Opersys

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The Android stack is huge, by any standard. There are many subsystems, many layers, and many abstractions. Yet, only one very specific set of its layers is documented: the Android app developer API. Still, there are dozens of ways to get code to run in the Android stack, most of which are undocumented or require a firm understanding of the platform's internals. This talk will go through the various ways to get code to run in the Android stack and explain the pros and cons of each method. From shell scripts to system services, we'll cover the persistent flag, generating custom SDK add-ons, creating command-line Java applications, running native daemons and launching shell commands from standard apps.

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Karim Yaghmou

CEO, Opersys inc.
Karim is part serial entrepreneur, part unrepentant geek. He's most widely know for his O'Reilly books: "Building Embedded Linux Systems" and "Embedded Android". As an active member of the open source community since the mid-90's, he pioneered the world of Linux tracing with the Linux Trace Toolkit and introduced Adeos, one of the first nanokernels/hypervisors for Linux. As part of his work, he's had the privilege of working with teams from a... Read More →

Tuesday April 29, 2014 11:30am - 12:20pm
Willow Glen II/III

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