Google open-sources Firebase SDKs, opens up Android Instant Apps, and provides new developer features

Google wrapped up the first day of its annual developer conference, Google I/O, yesterday with a number of new features and solutions for Android developers. In addition to announcing the Android O Developer Preview 2, Android Go, Kotlin on Android and Android Studio 3.0, the company announced it is open-sourcing its Firebase SDKs, opening up access … continue reading

Android 7.1 Developer Preview available, Swift 4.0 road map, and Chaos Monkey 2.0 released—SD Times news digest: Oct. 20, 2016

Android developers can get started with the new release of the developer preview of Android 7.1 Nougat. Developers have access to the SDK and tools right on their devices, and can enroll their devices in the Android Beta Program today. With this preview, developers can test their apps on the new platform or extend it … continue reading

Google releases third developer preview of Android Wear 2.0, pushes back release date

Google is giving developers the ability to reach more users in the upcoming version of Android Wear. The company announced Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 3 with access to the Google Play store. “We asked developers like you what you wanted most out of Android Wear, and you told us you wanted to make it … continue reading

Yelp launches Yelp Fusion, Microsoft creates Vcpkg tool, and the new Touch Sense SDK for Android developers—SD Times news digest: Sept. 20, 2016

Yelp is announcing a new program designed to provide developers with easier access to local data and content. Yelp Fusion will provide broader content and search tools, as well as a new initiative to integrate the Yelp Fusion API into developer education. “As devices and services are increasingly expected to be locally aware, Yelp content … continue reading

Android Studio 2.2 focuses on ‘speed, smarts and Android support’

Google announced the stable availability of Android Studio 2.2 today, the latest release of its IDE for Android developers. This release comes with a few major enhancements, including evolved Android Frameworks, a new layout manager, and a few beta features. According to Jamal Eason, product manager for Android, this release has three major themes: speed, … continue reading

New Google Play developer features, Toyota Research invests in AI, FreeBSD vulnerabilities, and Swordphish’s public beta—SD Times news digest: August 11, 2016

Google is giving Android developers new ways to stay informed about their apps. The company is updating the Google Play Developer Console app with new features for reviews and experiments. “With over one million apps published through the Google Play Developer Console, we know how important it is to publish with confidence, acquire users, learn … continue reading

Android++

Android++ has been open-sourced

The creator behind Android++, a native development and debugging solution for Visual Studio, has announced it is now open source and available on GitHub. Justin Webb, a game and technology developer, created Android++ to help make Android development more coherent and easier to understand. According to Webb, Android lacks the simplicity iOS development has to … continue reading

Android development tips for beginners

Developers looking to join the world of Android development have a lot to learn from new tools, popular features and users’ interests. To help Android development beginners get started, Simplilearn, a provider of professional certification courses, has provided five fundamental tips developers should learn before getting started. (Related: Android fragmentation is bigger than ever) The … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: Stetho

Facebook has released a new debugging platform for Android into open source. Stetho is a debug bridge for Android apps that, when enabled, gives developers access to Chrome Developer tools. Stetho was created to give developers a solution to quickly discover and fix problems across a large codebase. “Lack of a solution for this need … continue reading

Google ends Google TV support, AT&T’s Enhanced WebRTC API, and Intel’s diversity plans—SD Times news digest: Jan. 7, 2015

Now that Android TV has officially launched, Google has announced that it will no longer support Google TV. Existing Google TV apps developed for the platform will continue to work, but most Google TV devices will not support the company’s new platform. “With this shift, we encourage you to transition your living room development efforts … continue reading

Steps to successfully deep link an Android app

Deep linking is starting to gain some momentum, and Google wants to make sure its developers are successfully deep linking their Android apps. “We’ve gotten a lot of feedback from developers and seen a lot of implementations gone right, and others that were good learning experiences since we opened up App Indexing back in June,” … continue reading

SD Times news digest: November 7, 2014—Google’s successful Google Play app guide, auto-correct for programmers, Confluent: an Apache Kafka real-time data startup

Google’s guide for successful Google Play apps Google is releasing a guide to provide developers with best practices and tools to help their apps be successful on Google Play. The guide, “The Secrets to App Success on Google Play,” will be split up into seven sections: publishing on Google Play; quality; discoverability and reach; engagement … continue reading

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