Videos

Playtime 2017: Changing lives with Android and Google Play

6 months 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 […]

Android Developer Story: Your indie journey – Google Play

6 months ago
Enter your game to the 2nd edition of the Google Play Indie Games Contest in Europe for a chance to win prizes that will help you get your game noticed by industry experts and players worldwide. Submit your game by December 31st at g.co/play/indiecontest. Subscribe to the Android Developers channel here: goo.gl/vLYDU #game #app #story

The Developer Show (TL;DR 084)

6 months ago
Apps for the Google Assistant: goo.gl/pCPNbw Google Assistant on Android TV: goo.gl/M3jCBy Introducing Cloud Firestore: goo.gl/7a4VEs Managing Google Cloud Platform with Chef: goo.gl/erbNbv PHP 7.1 for Google App Engine now GA: goo.gl/a6NxCy Nested virtualization for Google Compute Engine: goo.gl/ifkUjF Java 8 on App Engine standard environment now GA: goo.gl/g1SSM3 Introducing Abseil, a new common libraries […]

Android Studio, Kotlin and more with Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson

6 months ago
In this episode of Coffee with a Googler, Laurence (@lmoroney) meets with Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson to geek out over Android Studio, the Kotlin addition, and some of the fun background stories about how the Kotlin reveal happened at Google IO 2017! Learn more about this great language at kotlinlang.org and Android Studio at goo.gl/y7rLvr Watch […]

Kotlin and Android Studio: #CoffeeWithAGoogler meets Jeffrey Van Gogh

7 months ago
Did you know that you can now build Android apps using Kotlin? In this episode of Coffee with a Googler, Laurence Moroney (@lmoroney) meets Jeffrey Van Gogh and chats about how we brought Kotlin to Android Studio. More about Android Studio here: goo.gl/Haaovn Learn more about Kotlin here: goo.gl/lbMKT6 Watch more episodes of Coffee with […]

The Developer Show (GDD Europe ‘17) w/ Dan Galpin

7 months ago
Dan Galpin takes us around GDD Europe ‘17 and interviews speakers, codelab leads, and training specialists to highlight some of the great features of this past GDD event. Check out the links below for more details. Google Developer Days Europe 2017 – Recorded Sessions: goo.gl/6BFfHv GDD Europe ‘17 highlight video: goo.gl/RExJUB GDD Europe ‘17 event […]

Improving Android Studio Performance on Memory-Constrained Machines

7 months 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

AdMob Mediation Groups Simplify Mediation – AdMob Quick Tip #2

7 months ago
Have you tried AdMob’s Mediation Groups? They’re a new feature that can simplify the way you set up and configure mediated ad units — those that target more than one ad network. Learn how to put them to work for your apps in AdMob Quick Tip #2. Watch more episodes of Mobile Ads Garage here: […]

Play Billing Library 1.0

7 months 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

7 months 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 […]

AdMob & Analytics FTW – AdMob Quick Tip #1

7 months ago
The only thing better than a getting free usage data about your app from Google analytics for Firebase is getting it with AdMob financial data baked right in. And the only thing better that tracking your ad performance with AdMob’s reporting capabilities is getting that plus usage data right in the AdMob UI. AdMob’s first […]

Using Fonts in Android

7 months 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 […]