What is ProGuard?
It makes your Java and Android applications up to 90% smaller and up to 20% faster. It also provides minimal protection against reverse engineering by obfuscating the names of classes, fields and methods.
ProGuard is a tool in the Java Tools category of a tech stack.
Who uses ProGuard?
3 companies reportedly use ProGuard in their tech stacks, including Biting Bit, DCINDONESIA, and Embrace.
5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use ProGuard.
Pros of ProGuard
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- Obfuscates Java applications and pre-verifies the processed code for Java Micro Edition and for Java 6 and higher
- Optimizes and obfuscates Java applications for cell phones, Blu-ray players, set-top boxes and other constrained devices
- Reduces the download and startup time of Android applications and improves their performance on mobile devices
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