Hi all, just a little update about the Android Dukto release. Since the removal of the old Android porting made by Eyecreate from the play store, I started an exploration to find out how much effort porting Dukto on Android would require, without having to rewrite everything in Java. But, first of all, I had to get an Android device to work on, and then understand how to work on it…
After some test I can confirm that a port is possible thanks to the advancements of the Qt framework in the mobile space. So, I’ve started working on it. I have to introduce two points that need to be clear since the beginning:
- the app won’t be a “native” Android app, where native is in the acception of Java/Dalvik app with UI created with Android standard widgets; instead, it will be “native” as it is developed in C++ ad so it should give some better performaces on the networking side.
- the app won’t be fully supported, as there are so many devices out there, with many screen resolutions, form factors, android releases and OEM customizations. I’ll try to do my best but currently I can’t provide any support about compatibility.
I hope to provide soon an APK for download, and then publish it on the Play store. So, stay tuned for more updates!