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Android L Preview API Changes

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Android L Preview API Changes

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Android L Preview Features

  1. A New Design - Material Design
  2. A New Runtime - ART (Android Runtime)
  3. Enhanced Notifications
  4. Project Volta- Increased Efficiency
  5. Support for OpenGL ES 3.1
  6. Android Extension Pack
  7. Camera API for advanced camera capabilities
  8. Storage - Directory selection
  9. Multiple network connections
  10. Bluetooth broadcasting
  11. NFC enhancements
  12. Scheduling jobs
  13. Enterprise - Managed provisioning
  14. Render PDF as bitmap
  15. Testing and accessibility improvements
  16. Easier switching between input languages

Android L Preview API Changes

Type Additions Changes Removals Total
Packages 8 43 0 51
Classes and Interfaces 87 232 0 319
Constructors 84 2 0 86
Methods 408 69 17 494
Fields 754 22 1 777
Total 1341 368 18 1727

The overall difference between API Levels 20 and L-preview is approximately 3.77%.

New Packages
  1. android.app.job
  2. android.bluetooth.le
  3. android.hardware.camera2
  4. android.hardware.camera2.params
  5. android.media.session
  6. android.media.tv
  7. android.service.voice
  8. android.system

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