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Dalvik virtual machine

 
hayrullah karaman
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why android platformm dont use Java virtual machine than uses Dalvik virtual machine ?
 
Ulf Dittmer
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Because Android is not Java. It uses the same language syntax, and a lot of the same class libraries, but the class file format is different. So a JVM would not know how to use Android bytecode.

For some background you may wish to read Oracle v. Google.
 
hayrullah karaman
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thanks!!
 
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