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Today we are releasing an update to the SDK Tools and the Eclipse plugin. Revision 17 brings a lot of new features and bug fixes in various areas such as Lint, the build system as well as the emulator.
Lint is a static checker which analyzes Android projects for a variety of issues around correctness, security, performance, usability and accessibility, checking your XML resources, bitmaps, ProGuard configuration files, source files and even compiled bytecode. It can be run from within Eclipse or from the command line.New for r17:
We’ve also made improvements to the build systems for Eclipse and Ant:
The emulator is seeing some big improvements as well:
Finally, we are also releasing an updated Support Library with the following improvements:
You can get more information about these changes in the SDK Tools Release Notes and ADT Release Notes.