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Android on x86: An Introduction to Optimizing for Intel® Architecture by Darren Cummings, Iggy Krajci

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CHAPTER 11

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Using Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux to Speed Up Android on x86 Emulation

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.

—Isaac Asimov

Once the Android SDK is installed, the Android emulator is running, and your development environment is set up to your liking, there is still one frustration ahead: the Android emulator can be extremely slow. Especially when testing and debugging larger applications, the emulator’s speed is a noticeable bottleneck in development. The best solution to this is the Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (Intel HAXM) with Intel Virtualization Technology ...

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