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Ahead-of-time (AOT) compilation

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How do Java AOT compilers work?

There are a few number of tools out there (Excelsior JET, etc.) that claim to transform Java app's into native executables (*.exe). However it is my understanding that these tools are really just ...
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Why is Android Runtime's AOT compilation more performant than Dalvik's JIT? [closed]

With Android 5.0, Google has introduced the Android Runtime, or ART. ART "brings improvements in performance, garbage collection, applications debugging and profiling." However, it also replaces ...