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Android Developer Story: Open Sesame – Innovating with Android and Google Play

1 day ago
Every single day, all over the world, apps are unlocking and changing our lives in millions of positive ways. They give people superpowers by addressing some of the most important needs – getting healthier, improving communication, or learning a language. Watch the story of Oded and Giora, co-founders of Open Sesame, and Alex, whose life […]

Android Developer Story: Hello English – Changing lives with Android and Google Play

1 day ago
Every single day, all over the world, apps are unlocking and changing our lives in millions of positive ways. They give people superpowers by addressing some of the most important needs – getting healthier, improving communication, or learning a language. Watch the story of Pranshu, co-founder of Hello English, and Siddique, whose life has been […]

Playtime 2017: Changing lives with Android and Google Play

1 day ago
Every single day, all over the world, apps are unlocking and changing our lives in millions of positive ways. They give people superpowers by addressing some of the most important needs – getting healthier, improving communication, or learning a language. This film brings together developers creating apps and people who are making the most of […]

Improving Android Studio Performance on Memory-Constrained Machines

3 weeks ago
If you’re writing Android apps on a memory-constrained machine, this video will show you tips and tradeoffs in running Android Studio more smoothly. Check out the Android Developers site: goo.gl/GOiCz Watch more of the Android Tool Time series: goo.gl/mAitOr Subscribe to the Android channel: goo.gl/GEh1ds

Play Billing Library 1.0

1 month ago
Google Play Billing Library 1.0 has been released to simplify billing, allowing you to focus your efforts on implementing logic specific to your app, such as displaying in-app products and purchasing items. This library includes several convenience classes and features for you to use when integrating your Android apps with the In-app Billing service. Starting […]

TextView: Now with Auto-Sizing

1 month ago
For the best user experience with text, material design recommends using a dynamic type instead of smaller type sizes or truncating larger-size text. With Android O and Support Lib 26, TextView gains a new property: autoSizeTextType, which allows the text to scale uniformly when working with dynamic content. You can fine tune the auto-size by […]

Using Fonts in Android

1 month ago
Android O and Support Library 26 introduce new ways of working with fonts. You can now bundle fonts as resources by adding the font file in the res/font folder and use it like any other asset in XML layouts, styles or programmatically via the Typeface. Instead of bundling your font files in the APK, you […]

Android Developer Story: Reigns – Winner of the Google Play Indie Games Contest

1 month ago
Watch François Alliot, Game Developer and the winner of the Google Play Indie Games Contest in Europe discuss his experience of being an indie game developer and the story behind his hit game Reigns. Get the game from the Google Play store: goo.gl/mvQFnt Find out more about last year’s contest and stay tuned for news […]

Introduction to Android Things

1 month ago
Dave Smith (google.com/+DaveSmithDev) introduces the Android Things platform, the first version of Android supported by Google that enables developers to build their own production devices and maintain them at scale. Learn more about the Android Things SDK at developer.android.com/things and join our community at g.co/iotdev. Subscribe to the Android Developers channel here: goo.gl/vLYDU

Notification Updates in Android Oreo

1 month ago
Notification Channels: goo.gl/2iyGTx Notification Badges: goo.gl/PxZ9tN Android Oreo introduces several key updates to notifications, including notification channels and notification badges. Notification channels are collections of associated notifications. Each notification has a channel, and users can set preferences for each notification channel via the app’s settings. Notification channels are especially important because they are required for […]

Android Adaptive Icons

2 months ago
Adaptive icons, introduced in Android-O, are a new way to deliver your application’s icon which will be masked by user’s devices; making all of the icons on it more coherent. Developers supply separate foreground and background layers allowing devices to perform interesting visual presentations and animation. Providing an adaptive icon is straightforward and will help […]

Enroll in Google Play App Signing to Secure Your App Keys

2 months ago
We’re now offering an app signing service on Google Play that can help you if you lose or compromise your key. For existing apps, it requires transferring your app signing key to Google Play. For new apps, we can generate your app signing key. Once enrolled in app signing, you sign your APK with an […]