Topic: android

Android Studio Bumblebee introduces new Device Manager for testing ease

The Android development team has announced that the latest version of its IDE, Android Studio, is now available. Android Studio Bumblebee 2021.1.1, which is the codename for the release, improves functionality for building and deploying, profiling and inspection, and design.  One new feature for building and deploying is the new Device Manager, which makes it … continue reading

2021 Year in Review: Security

2021 was a tumultuous time for security, marking both massive breaches — a trend that sped up during the pandemic — and widespread action for trying to fix the problem.  On May 7, 2021, the Colonial Pipeline, an American oil pipeline system, suffered a ransomware cyberattack that impacted computerized equipment managing the pipeline. In response, … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Android 12L in Beta 1; CloudBees raises $150 million in Series F; MariaDB announces new release model

Android released the first Beta of Android 12L, a feature drop for Android 12 that’s built for large screens, for users to test and provide feedback as they prepare apps for the feature drop coming early in 2022. Users can try the new large screens features by setting up Android Emulator in Android Studio. The … continue reading

12L OS announced at Android Developer Summit, along with Compose updates

The Android Developer Summit is happening today and tomorrow, giving developers a glimpse into some of the new changes coming to Android development.  Some of the key highlights from this year’s summit include a developer preview for 12L, the introduction of Material You to Jetpack Compose, and a new Google Play certification.  12L is an … continue reading

Android team reveals several new security updates and initiatives

The Android development team today shared a number of new features and updates that are designed to help users balance their needs and achieve mobility goals with Android Enterprise. A few notable highlights include the launch of the first Android Enterprise Vulnerability Rewards Program, embracing the use of Custom Tabs for developers to integrate authentication … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Android Basics in Kotlin course; SharePoint Framework 1.13 release candidate; Crystal 1.2

The Android development team announced the release of the final unit of Android Basics in Kotlin, a free programming course initially announced in 2020. Today, over 100,000 beginners have completed their first milestone in the course. Android Basics in Kotlin offers people with no programming experience the education needed to build sample Android apps. With … continue reading

Greater control over location data in Android 12

Android 12 final release code pushed to the Android Open Source Project

Android 12 has been pushed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), and will make its way to supported Pixel devices in the next few weeks. Devices from manufacturers such as Samsung, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Tecno, Vivo, and Xiaomi will receive the latest OS later this year.  According to the Android development team, the Android … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GitLab 14.3, Improved Google Play Console user management, and Informatica and Snowflake announces on-prem to cloud modernization program,

GitLab announced the release of GitLab 14.3 with project-level security scan execution policies, next generation SAST to reduce Ruby false positives, group level permissions for protected environments and group access for the GitLab Kubernetes Agent. The project-level DAST and secret detection scan execution policies allow users to require DAST and secret detection scans to run … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Apple releases new marketing tools for App Store, Android to expand permissions auto-reset, Swift 5.5 released

Apple announced that users can now easily create custom marketing assets such as banners and images to promote their apps on social media and more.  One just needs to select their app, choose a template, customize their design, and add preset messages in multiple languages.  The new App Store marketing tools can also be used … continue reading

What to consider when getting started with mobile app testing

As organizations have shifted to a mobile-first approach, they’ve found that testing for the sheer number of devices and operating systems out there has become a real challenge.  The most important thing in getting started with mobile app testing is ensuring quality by defining a profile of the end users to select the required mobile … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Stable Jetpack Wear OS libraries, Domo Sandbox, and new Sentry capabilities

Android recently announced the delivery of the first five stable Jetpack Wear OS libraries. These include: wear, wear-input, wear-ongoing, wear-phone-interactions, and wear-remote-interactions. The wear library allows users to lay out elements in an arch and write curved text in order to support the curvature of round watches. In addition, wear-input identifies and interacts with hardware … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Android improving how ratings work in Play Store, Kong Konnect available on Red Hat OpenShift, IBM unveils processor for deep learning inference

Android started a multi-quarter program of improvements to make ratings more personalized and indicative of the experience each individual user can expect, and to make them easier to navigate and use for developers. In November 2021, users on phones will start to see ratings specific to their registered country.  Also, early in 2022, users on … continue reading

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