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GDD India Android Live Streams on Dec 1-2

2 weeks ago
GDD India is happening on December 1-2, 2017, and you can watch all of the Android sessions LIVE! Check out sessions on Architecture Components, Android Oreo, TensorFlow Lite, Kotlin + Testing, Instant Apps, Android Studio, and more. December 1: December 2:

APK Analyzer: An Android Tool Time Deep Dive

2 weeks ago
This is an updated version of this video. Wojtek Kaliciński introduces the APK Analyzer in Android Studio 2.2. The APK Analyzer gives developers insight into the contents of a release APK, including raw and download file sizes, Android resource and assets previews and a DEX file browser showing package, class and method names and reference […]

What’s New in the Android 8.1 Developer Preview

2 weeks ago
Dan Galpin highlights many of the the changes in the Android 8.1 Developer Preview, now available to developers on supported devices. Android 8.1 contains a targeted set of enhancements, including optimizations for Android Go and a new Neural Networks API. There are also many smaller enhancements, including WallpaperColors, changes to the Autofill Framework, and a […]

Account Transfer API for Android Apps

3 weeks ago
Sean McQuillan covers the Account Transfer API for Android developers. This feature allows developers to move user accounts to user’s new phone. Android users upgrade devices regularly and optimizing this flow will improve your retention numbers – and keep your users happy! Account Transfer API: Sample code: And to learn more about Account […]

Improving Retention for Android Apps

3 weeks ago
Sean McQuillan covers Google Sign-In, Smart Lock, Autofill Framework, and Auto Backup for Android developers. These features allow app developers to improve their retention and user experience. Android users upgrade devices regularly and providing an optimized sign in and data transfer to their new device will help you improve your retention numbers – and keep […]

Architecture Components: LiveData and Lifecycle

1 month ago
LiveData is part of the Lifecycle library which was designed to help you solve common Android Lifecycle challenges and to make your apps more maintainable and testable. LiveData is a lifecycle-aware observable. LiveData makes it easy to keep what’s showing on screen in sync with the data. Benefits include: * Lifecycle awareness: LiveData works well […]

Android Developer Story: Touchten – Finding success in a local market

1 month ago
Touchten Games is an Indonesian mobile game developer and winner of the Google Play Indonesia Games Contest. In this video, Roki and Anton, co-founders of the company, share their success story and experience building for the local market. Get the game from the Google Play store: Subscribe to the Android Developers channel here: […]

Architecture Components: ViewModel

1 month ago
ViewModel is part of the Lifecycle library which was designed to help you solve common Android Lifecycle challenges and to make your apps more maintainable and testable. A ViewModel holds your app’s UI data in a lifecycle conscious way that survives configuration changes. Separating your app’s UI data from your Activity and Fragment classes lets […]

Architecture Components: Room

1 month ago
Florina Muntenescu introduces Room, the persistence library part of Architecture Components. Room allows you to write less boilerplate code, it automatically maps query results to objects, provides compile-time checked queries, makes testing the database and implementing migrations easier, and stops you from doing any database operations on the main thread. For more information, check out: […]

Android Developer Story: Kotlin + Android increasing developer happiness and productivity

1 month ago
Kotlin for Android is production-ready. It’s an expressive, concise, and powerful language. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, tens of thousands of developers are already using Kotlin to build their apps. Developers from Pinterest, to Expedia, to Basecamp — and many others — are finding their use of Kotlin is increasing productivity and their overall […]

Android Developer Story: CastBox improved engagement with Android Instant Apps & TensorFlow

1 month ago
CastBox is an audio platform which brings podcasts, on-demand radio, and audiobooks to users through their app. Learn how Xiaoyu Wang, co-founder and CEO, and Xiaocong He, co-founder and CTO at CastBox, explain how they use Android Instant Apps and TensorFlow to improve user engagement and provide an optimal listening experience for users on Android. […]

Android Studio 3.0: Java 8 Language Features Support

2 months ago
Read more about using desugar in your Android Studio project here: With Android Studio 3.0 and the new Android Plugin for Gradle, Android app developers can now use Java 8 language features such as lambdas, method references, and more, in their projects. Thanks to bytecode transformations (a step we call “desugar”), these also work […]