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Google I/O 2012 Developer Review – XDA TV
Another year of the defining event for all things Google and, most importantly, Android developers has now passed, and many exciting announcements have been made. Our Portal Administrator Will Verduzco was live watching the events unfold. XDA-Developers has added forums for the Nexus 7 tablet and the Nexus Q device, both announced at Google I/O 2012. There has been a flurry of activity regrading the latest version on Android, Jelly Bean, since its announcement this week.
While all these announcements are exciting to both developers and users, Google I/O 2012 had a bunch of information for Android developers that may not excite phone users, but it excites us here at XDA-Developers. In that spirit XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler has picked out what he defines as the must watch videos for Android developers. So check out this video .
Android Developer Must-Watch videos:
More Android Videos:
- New Low-Level Media APIs in Android
- Sensitive Side of Android
- Monetize Android Apps
- Marketing 101 for Developers
- New YouTube Android Tools
- Cloud Messaging
- Integrating Google+ into Mobile Applications
- Smoothing Out Performance Issues
- Best Practices in Memory
- Adding NFC to Your App
- Building a UI for Multiple Versions of Android
- And Building Android Apps That Use Web APIs
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