Android Developers Blog - RSS Feed

An Open Handset Alliance Project.

Latest articles

Google Play Games beta launches on PC in Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong

Posted by Arjun Dayal, Group Product Manager, Google Play Games In December, we announced that Google Play Games will be coming to PCs. As part of our broader goal to make our products and services work better together, this product strives to meet players where they are and give them access to their games on as many devices as possible. We're...

Android Basics and Training Update

Posted by Dan Galpin, Developer Relations Engineer In October of 2021 we released the final unit of Android Basics in Kotlin, our free, self-paced programming course that makes Android development accessible to everyone. It teaches people with no programming experience how to build Android apps. Along the way, students learn the fundamentals...

Creating an app to help your community during the pandemic with Gaston Saillen #IamaGDE

Posted by Alicja Heisig, Developer Relations Program Manager Welcome to #IamaGDE - a series of spotlights presenting Google Developer Experts (GDEs) from across the globe. Discover their stories, passions, and highlights of their community work. Gaston Saillen started coding for fun, making apps for his friends. About seven years ago, he began...

MAD Skills Gradle and AGP build APIs Wrap Up!

Posted by Murat Yener, Android Developer Advocate That’s a wrap! We’ve just finished a new MAD skills series on Gradle and Android Gradle plugin build APIs. In this series we shifted gears and took a look at how you can extend your build by using Gradle and brand new Android Gradle plugin APIs. We covered how Gradle works, how you...

Announcing Jetpack Glance Alpha for app widgets

Posted by Marcel Pintó Biescas, Developer Relations Engineer, @marxallski Android 12 revamps a key feature for many Android users, App Widgets, making them more useful, beautiful, and discoverable (84% use at least 1 widget). Today, we’re making it even easier to build them by releasing the first alpha of Jetpack Glance, a new...

Rebuilding our guide to app architecture

Posted by Manuel Vicente Vivo, Developer Relations Engineer, @manuelvicnt As Android apps grow in size, it's important to design the code with an architecture in place to allow the app to scale, improve quality and robustness, and make it easier to test. An app architecture defines the boundaries between parts...

Launching Notes from Google Play | A year of evolution

Posted by Purnima Kochikar, Vice President, Google Play Partnerships Hello there, Today we are kicking off Notes from Google Play, a new series where several times a year we celebrate your creativity and impact, and share key insights and best practices, to inspire you to be bolder, go further, and build even more innovative apps...

Android Developer Relations is hiring

Posted by Maru Ahues Bouza, Director, Android Developer Relations Apps are essential to making Android a platform people love - whether it’s on their phones, cars, TVs, or watches. As a popular mobile platform, Android is thriving with 1 in 4 developers - worldwide - building for Android according to Stack Overflow’s 2020 developer survey....

Beta 1 Update for 12L feature drop!

Posted by Maru Ahues Bouza, Director, Android Developer Relations At Android Dev Summit in October we highlighted the growth we’re seeing in large screen devices like tablets, foldables, and Chromebooks. We talked about how we’re making it easier to build great app experiences for these devices through new Jetpack APIs, tools, and guidance....

Develop watch faces with the stable Jetpack Watch Face library

Posted by Alex Vanyo, Developer Relations Engineer Watch faces are one of the most visible ways that people express themselves on their smartwatches, and they’re one of the best ways to display your brand to your users. Watch Face Studio from Samsung is a great tool for creating watch faces without writing any code. For developers...

Discover, share and read the best on the web

Follow RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.

Get Inoreader
Inoreader - Follow RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters!