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Google is redesigning the Play Console and adding new features to Android Studio, Kotlin, and Jetpack

The Android 11 Beta might have just been released, but if you're a developer, there's more to be excited about. Along with Android 11, Google is introducing a whole bunch of goodies for developers, including a new Google Play Console design, new versions of Android Studio, and a bunch of AndroidX and Kotlin updates.Google Play...

Android Jetpack Rockets Forward With Cameras and Biometrics

The speed and ease of development have been core focuses of the Android platform practically since day one. Right from the beginning, Google set out to lay the foundation for how to support the greatest number of devices in the easiest possible manner on already available phone hardware. Last year at Google I/O 2018, Google...

Square announces their In-App Payments SDK for Android, Flutter, and iOS

Many of you have probably heard of Square Inc. They're a company that specializes in financial services, especially when concerning mobile payments and point-of-sale systems. You've probably seen their card readers at restaurants, retail stores, or even outdoor events. However, managing payments isn't the only thing Square does. The company also has an entire website dedicated...

The 2018 Android Dev Summit kicks off today, here’s what Google announced

Another year brings us another Android Dev Summit held by Google. Google never lets up on news from the development scene of the biggest mobile operating system in the world. The 2018 Android Dev Summit kicked off today in Mountain View, California where Google highlighted Android's successes, talked about their roadmaps for current development tools,...

AndroidTO 2018: Canada’s Longest Running Android Conference Turns 9

On November 6th AndroidTO will be returning to Toronto for another year as the largest and longest running Android conference in Canada. AndroidTO 2018 is hosted by Symbility Intersect at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and is a part of the Google Developer Group DevFest 2018 season as the final conference before...

Developers only: Google’s hosting an AMA on Android P APIs, Jetpack, Kotlin, Treble, and more

Google released the third beta version of Android P (Developer Preview 4) last week. It brought new animations, icons, and many little changes to the overall user interface. Android P's engineering team has decided to host an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit next week. This AMA is only for developers and technical questions. General inquiry questions...

Android Jetpack is a set of Android components designed with Kotlin in mind, available with Android Studio 3.2

Google's annual I/O developer conference is where the company unveils their latest tools and features for Android developers, and this year is no exception. Today, the company announced Android Jetpack, a set of components to accelerate app development. Jetpack is designed with Kotlin in mind to help you simplify your code. The latest Android Studio...

Android KTX is a set of extensions to help developers write cleaner Kotlin code

Back in May of 2017 Google announced a new update to Android Studio Canary 1 for Android developers. The headline feature of this new version of Google's IDE was the addition of first-class support of the Kotlin programming language. As developers have begun experimenting with using Kotlin to write their Android applications, many are seeing...

A Summary of Google’s 101 Announcements at I/O 2017

The most anticipated event of the year for Android developers and Google fans is officially over. During the I/O 2017, Google announced many new features and improvements that should make their projects even better. Emily Wood, Google's Manager of Global Communication and Public Affairs, published a blog post with all 101 announcements that took place in...

Google Introduces Support for Kotlin Programming Language, Shipping with Android Studio 3.0

Google I/O 2017 keeps on giving, and Android developers are being offered new and better ways to create excellent experiences for mobile. A big announcement today was the introduction of first-class Kotlin support, a well-regarded programming language that's able to power Android apps, and that is now shipping in Android Studio. Kotlin being officially supported by...