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Posted on    May-22-2015 11:44 PM

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Mayank Tripathi
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Posted on    May-22-2015 11:44 PM

No. Android platform does not support JAR deployments. Applications are packed into Android Package (.apk) using Android Asset Packaging Tool (aapt) and then deployed on to Android platform. Google provides Android Development Tools for Eclipse that can be used to generate Android Package.

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