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Google Calls On Developers To Get Behind Android One

Google Calls On Developers To Get Behind Android One

By Chris Crum September 16, 2014

Google announced the launch of Android One, this week. It’s a series of more affordable Android devices aimed at getting smartphones in the hands of more people, starting in India. The company is now calling on developers to ensure support …

Learn How To Make Great Widgets For Android Learn How To Make Great Widgets For Android

One of the more unique aspects of Android is its support for home screen Widgets. This support was introduced with Android 1.5 and developers have since created a number of unique, and sometimes utterly amazing, home screen widgets for Android …

Learn How To Design Android Notifications Learn How To Design Android Notifications

There’s a time and place for every notification in Android. Consumers won’t be happy if you constantly spam them, but smart notification design is key to enhanced engagement. Learn more about it in this week’s Android Design in Action. This …

You Have Questions And The Android Team Has Answers You Have Questions And The Android Team Has Answers
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The Android Developers Office Hours for the EMEA region recently took place, and the entire session is now up on YouTube. The team covers a number of topics that are relevant to the Android developer, regardless of region, like authentication …

Need Help Designing An Android App? Watch This Need Help Designing An Android App? Watch This

So, you just downloaded the Android SDK and you’re ready to make your fist app. You have a great idea, but you just don’t know what the design of the app should look like. Google has a few guidelines and …

All Developers Can Soon Reply To Google Play Reviews All Developers Can Soon Reply To Google Play Reviews

In a rather awesome move for developers, Google allowed Android developers to directly reply to reviews on Google Play back in June. Unfortunately, the ability to do so was restricted to those who had achieved “Top Developer” status on the …

Check Out This Android Developer Hangout Check Out This Android Developer Hangout
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It’s Christmas time for our friends across the Atlantic, and they’re celebrating in the best way they know how – an Android developers Office Hours. You can check out the hour long talk below for the latest news in Android …

Here's The Latest Android Developers Office Hours Here's The Latest Android Developers Office Hours
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Google has uploaded an Android Developers Office Hours hangout from this week. If you have an hour to kill, enjoy:

New Google Play Dev Console Now Available New Google Play Dev Console Now Available
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Google Play is slowly, but surely, growing into a powerhouse distribution platform for Android apps. By that, I mean more and more developers are bringing their previously iOS-exclusive content to the platform. Some of that success can be attributed to …

Free Trial Subscriptions Come To Google Play Free Trial Subscriptions Come To Google Play

Android developers are presented with a number of ways to monetize their content on the Google Play store. One of the more prominent methods is through the use of subscriptions. In essence, a player pays a monthly fee for a …

Google Releases Tablet App Quality Checklist Google Releases Tablet App Quality Checklist

Now that the Nexus 7 has been deemed a success, Android app developers are taking a new look at porting over their smartphone applications for the tablet market. To help make sure things look right on the Nexus 7′s sexy …

Amazon Appstore Is The Developer's Platform Amazon Appstore Is The Developer's Platform
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Can you believe that it’s already been over a year since Amazon introduced their Appstore for Android? In that time, it’s grown into a formidable service that has proven to be even more profitable than Google Play. We recently had …

Android Developers Can Now Reply To Reviews Android Developers Can Now Reply To Reviews
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User reviews are one of those necessary evils when it comes to the Internet. There are a lot of good people out there who want to praise the hard work you put into your product, but there’s always that one …

Android Development Questions Answered In Hangout Android Development Questions Answered In Hangout
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Android development is one of the fastest growing parts of Google. After coming off of a successful win over Oracle, Android’s only competition is Apple. Developers starting out are going to want advice on how to best take advantage of …

Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery

Facebook just announced that it is bringing social app discovery channels to native Android apps with the latest version of the Facebook for Android app. “This update will help drive additional growth for Android apps by making it easier for …

Google Play Badges Available For Android Developers Google Play Badges Available For Android Developers
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Google announced Google Play today, which replaces Android Market, while combining it with Google Music and the Google eBookstore. Google has also released some new badges for developers that they can display to promote their apps. There are two badges, …

Android Apps Expand App Size to 4GB Android Apps Expand App Size to 4GB
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Android applications have typically been limited to 50MB. For most apps this is sufficient. Developers like to make every megabyte count to reduce download time. However, with more and more 3D High-def games hitting the marketplace, Android Apps decided it …