Google dishes out Ice Cream Sandwich source code

Late last month, we had reported about the release of Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich. Back then, a Google Engineer, Don Morill had assured that as soon as the Ice Cream Sandwich reached Android devices, they would release a source code for it. And, just that has happened. According to a post in Android Building by Jean-Baptiste Queru, the source code for Android 4.0 has been rolled out. The post reads, "Hi! We just released a bit of code we thought this group might be interested in. Over at our Android Open-Source Project git servers, the source code for Android version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is now available."


Lesser confusion for app developers

Source code released 



Getting down to work, the post further instructs users on a way to get started. To begin with, users will have to follow the set of instructions here, and then proceed  here. The post further clarifies that since this is a large push, completion may take a little longer. Users will be required to wait till it completes and get a go-ahead, and only then proceed with the syncing lest they get an incomplete copy. Further according to the post it is known that the source code released is for 4.0.1 of Android, which will come out specifically in the first smartphone of this version - Google Nexus. 

Published Date: Nov 15, 2011 05:07 pm | Updated Date: Nov 15, 2011 05:07 pm