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I have been a member for a long time and I decided I will play by the rules in order to stay here. It is that important to me.
That is not to say I don't like to be censored or punished for speaking my mind, but this is the wrong site to be doing that anyhow. I can always go to 4chan and piss people off there with ZERO repercussions. lol.
You can use the NDK to program in C++ and can probably get away with mostly writing C if you do; but if your actual objection is that Android apps run in a highly sandboxed environment so will anything written using the NDK.
The only way you're going to get desktop level access is if you root your phone, and load a custom modified version of android that you've ripped a shitton of stuff out to it.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
Java preferably not to be mentioned in the book at all. Not even as a bad example.
A look in Wikipedia yields:
It would be fair to say, under the above circumstances, that what you ask for is impossible - by design.
I think that book, the Kotlin Apprentice might be the best one can find.
Thank you very much, I appreciate it.