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Modern Android Development at Google I/O ‘22

Posted by Nick Butcher, Developer Relations Engineer   Our goal is to make developing beautiful and engaging Android apps as fast and easy as possible. We want to take on the complex parts of building apps so that you can focus on your app’s features and deliver high quality experiences to your users. We call this approach Modern...

Boost the security of your app with the nonce field of the Play Integrity API

Posted by Oscar Rodriguez, Developer Relations Engineer With the recent launch of the Play Integrity API, more developers are now taking action to protect their games and apps from potentially risky and fraudulent interactions. In addition to useful signals on the integrity of the app, the integrity of the device, and licensing information,...

Airbnb uses Jetpack Compose to empower devs to do their best work

How Compose enables Airbnb to create better host and guest experiences   Since 2007, Airbnb has grown to connect more than 4 million hosts with more than 1 billion guests across the globe. One of the reasons behind the app’s success is that its developers aim to achieve engineering excellence by focusing on two main principles: using...

Now in Android - a new, open source, real-world sample app

Posted by Paris Hsu, Product & Design, Android and Don Turner, Developer Relations Engineer, Android The Now in Android app is now on GitHub! For two years, 'Now in Android' has been a popular blog and YouTube series, providing you with the latest and greatest developer news from the Android team. Starting today, you can check out...

What’s new with Google TV & Android TV OS

Shobana Radhakrishnan, Senior Director of Engineering - Google TV Paul Lammertsma, Developer Relations Engineer Today, there is more entertainment content available than ever before. In fact, our research shows a third of U.S. households now watch more than 25 hours of TV every week. As the role of TV continues to evolve, it’s our goal to...

What’s new with Android for Cars

Posted by Jennifer Chui, Technical Program Manager and Rod Lopez, Product Manager   At Google, our work in cars has always been guided by our vision of creating safe and seamless connected experiences. This work would not be possible without developers like you. We’re excited to share some of our combined accomplishments from this...

Announcing Compose for Wear OS Beta!

Posted by Kseniia Shumelchyk, Developer Relations Engineer, and John Nichol, Tech Lead of Compose for Wear OS   Today we’re launching the Beta release of Compose for Wear OS, our modern declarative UI toolkit designed to help developers create beautiful user experiences for Wear OS. Compose for Wear OS adds support for watch optimized...

13 Things to know for Android developers at Google I/O!

Posted by Maru Ahues Bouza, Director of Android Developer Relations   There aren’t many platforms where you can build something and instantly reach billions of people around the world, not only on their phones—but their TVs, cars, tablets, watches, and more. Today, at Google I/O, we covered a number of ways Android helps you make...

What's new in Google Play

Posted by Alex Musil, Product Management at Google Play   At this year’s Google I/O, we focused on three major ways we can help you continue growing your business on Google Play: Privacy and security initiatives to keep the ecosystem safe for users and developers, like the new Google Play SDK Index Tools to help you improve...

Google I/O 2022: What’s new in Jetpack

Posted by Amanda Alexander, Product Manager, Android   Android Jetpack is a key pillar of Modern Android Development. It is a suite of over 100 libraries, tools and guidance to help developers follow best practices, reduce boilerplate code, and write code that works consistently across Android versions and devices so that you...

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