MAD Skills Kotlin and Jetpack: wrap-up

We just wrapped up another series of MAD Skills videos and articles - this time on Kotlin and Jetpack. We covered different ways in which we made Android code more expressive and concise, sa…

Treble Plus One Equals Four

Posted by Iliyan Malchev (Project Treble Architect), Amith Dsouza (Technical Account Manager) , and Veerendra Bhora (Strategic Partnerships Manager) Extending Android updates on Qualcomm’s Mo…

Opening the Google Play Store for more car apps

Posted by Eric Bahna, Product Manager In October, we published the Android for Cars App Library to beta so you could start bringing your navigation, parking, and charging apps to Android Auto.…

What’s your MAD score?

Posted by Christopher Katsaros; Your #MADscore tabulator We’ve been talking to you a lot recently about modern Android development (MAD), through the MAD Skills series . Now it’s time to…

MAD Skills Material Design Components: Wrap-Up

Posted by Nick Rout It’s a wrap_content! The third topic in the MAD Skills series of videos and articles on Modern Android Development is complete. This time around we covered Material…

Improving urban GPS accuracy for your app

Posted by Frank van Diggelen, Principal Engineer and Jennifer Wang, Product Manager At Android, we want to make it as easy as possible for developers to create the most helpful apps for their …

AGP 7.0: Next major release for the Android Gradle plugin

Posted by Murat Yener , Developer Advocate Today marks the release of the first Canary version of Android Studio Arctic Fox (2020.3.1) , together with Android Gradle plugin (AGP) v…

Announcing Android Studio Arctic Fox (2020.3.1) & Android Gradle plugin 7.0

Posted by Jamal Eason , Product Manager Today marks the release of the first version of Android Studio Arctic Fox (2020.3.1) on the canary channel, together with Android Gradle plugin (AGP) v…

Celebrating the Developers Behind the Best Apps and Games of 2020

Posted by Posted by Purnima Kochikar, Director, Business Development, Games & Applications Today, we announced Google Play’s annual Best of 2020 awards , highlighting the year…

MAD Skills — Become an Android App Bundle expert

Posted by Ben Weiss , Developer Relations Engineer The Android App Bundle series of Modern Android Development has just concluded. We finished off with a live Q&A session. I was joi…

The future of Kotlin Android Extensions

The Android Kotlin Extensions Gradle plugin (not to be confused with Android KTX ) was released in 2017 and brought two new conveniences to Android development in Kotlin: Synthetics let you r…

New Android App Bundle and target API level requirements in 2021

Posted by Hoi Lam , Developer Relations Engineer, Android Platform In 2021, we are continuing with our annual target API level update, requiring new apps to target API level 30 (Android 11…
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