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Google releases source for Google I/O 2018 for Android

Posted by Shailen Tuli, DPE Today we’re releasing the source code for the official Google I/O 2018 for Android app. The 2018 version constitutes a comprehensive rewrite of the app. For many years, the app has used a ContentProvider + SyncAdapter architecture. This year, we rewrote the app using Architecture […]

How to Grow Your Followers on Instagram

Instagram outgrew its first impression as a fun app for kids quite fast and has become a pretty serious tool for audience building, networking and content marketing for individuals and brands alike. It’s quickly becoming one of the most popular sites for social networking on the planet with more than […]

MotionLayout – Collapsing Toolbar – Part 1

At Google IO 2018 ConstraintLayout 2.0 was announced and the biggest new addition was MotionLayout which gives us an amazing new tool for layout animations. Nicolas Roard has already published an excellent introduction to MotionLayout and I would highly recommend giving that a read to understand the basics and components […]

Facebook launches AR games for Messenger app

Facebook adds augmented reality (AR) games to its Messenger app Facebook is known for copying Snapchat’s features for its social media platforms. And, the social media giant has done it yet again!!! Facebook in a blog post yesterday announced a new feature in Messenger app for its users that makes connecting […]

Meet the first Indie Games Accelerator class

Posted by Vineet Tanwar, Business Development Manager, Google Play In June, we announced the Indie Games Accelerator, a new four month program to help indie game startups from India, Pakistan and Southeast Asia supercharge their growth on Android. We have been truly impressed by the overwhelming responses we have received, […]

Google announces Android Pie SDK that is more “Kotlin-friendly”

Google’s Android Pie SDK is now more Kotlin-friendly At Google’s I/O 2017 Developers Conference last year, the search giant had announced Kotlin would be an officially supported language in Android and it will join the list of existing programming languages used for Android app development, such as Java and C++. It […]

Android Pie SDK is now more Kotlin-friendly

Posted by James Lau, Product Manager (@jmslau) When using the Java programming language, one of the most common pitfalls is trying to access a member of a null reference, causing a NullPointerException to be thrown. Kotlin offers protection against this by baking nullable and non-nullable types into the type system. […]

Android 9.0 Pie is here: How to get it and what’s new

It’s official: Android P is Android 9 Pie and it is rolling out on Google Pixel devices The wait is finally over! Google has officially rolled out the stable version of Android 9.0 for smartphones. The next version of Android operating system is called Android 9 Pie and is now available […]