Leading Android Developers join the Fireside Chats: An Android Career Panel at AnDevCon

AnDevCon is loaded with special events, including, for the first time, Fireside Chats: An Android Career Panel. While the Fireside Chats aren't new to the program, the topic is and will highlight three leading Android developers in the community. The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 7:00 pm, immediately following the Networking Reception.

Nov 21, 2016 9:56:00 AM

Topics: Android Development, Android, AnDevCon

Can you Find Andromeda?

The tech press has been known to get it wrong every once in awhile, and if you’re a developer, you probably know about the rumors that have been swelling for years about Chrome and Android merging. This time, the merger even had new exciting name, Andromeda, or as one reporter put it, one OS to rule them all. Yet, Google’s October 4th event came and went without even a mention. Where is Andromeda? Is it even real, or is it just a dream?

Oct 5, 2016 10:19:46 AM

Topics: Android, Andromeda

Made by Google and Powered by AI

AI was the theme of the Made by Google Livestream today, and Sundar Pichai and his team illustrated how it will be integral to the next great change in computing. Pichai took the stage and told the audience of more than 300,000 livestreamers that AI is an essential component of Google’s goal to build a personal Google for each and every user.

Oct 4, 2016 3:04:48 PM

Topics: Android

The State of the Developer Nation

We’re happy to announce that our friends at VisionMobile have just published the State of the Developer Nation report for Q3 2016. It provides the latest trends in the developer economy, which you helped shape! The report includes insights and analysis generated by VisionMobile, based on responses from more than 16,500 developers globally across multiple research areas including mobile, desktop, cloud, IoT, and augmented / virtual reality as well as machine learning. 

Aug 9, 2016 11:38:46 AM

Topics: Android

Google Invests in Bridging Development Skills Gap in India

Google has launched an initiative to train 2 million Indian Android developers in three years for the Skill India initiative. As part of the program, Google has partnered with well-known education providers Udacity, Edureka, Simplilearn, and a few others, with plans to update all their courseware and coach their trainers.

Jul 27, 2016 2:42:07 PM

Topics: Android

Google enhances Android app security

Google continues to improve its developer tools so they can build secure applications for Android. With the Google Play App Security Improvement Program, developers are able to see security tips and identify potential security enhancements when the applications are uploaded to Google Play.

Apr 29, 2016 1:06:45 PM

Topics: Android, Google Play, Android Security, security

Google announces Android Studio 2.1 with Android N Developer Preview support

Android developers looking to test Google’s upcoming operating system can now do so through Android Studio. Google announced an update to its integrated development environment with support for the Android N Developer Preview.

Apr 27, 2016 2:15:35 PM

Topics: Android, Android Studio, Android N

Android N developer preview on Sony Xperia

A select number of Sony Xperia Z3 devices will be getting access to the Android N Developer Preview in order for developers to try out and give feedback on the upcoming software. Xperia Z3 versions D6603 and D6653 will be able to flash the preview.

Apr 20, 2016 3:12:00 PM

Topics: Android, Android N

Android Security Annual report details current state of Android ecosystem

Apr 19, 2016 3:08:00 PM

Topics: Google, Android, Android Security, Android Marshmallow

Android Studio 2.0 launched with faster emulator, Instant Run command


The last time Google released features for Android Studio 2.0 in beta, the goal was to improve the overall app development experience. With the stable version of Android Studio 2.0, Google hopes these new features will help developers create better apps, leading to a faster workflow for them.

Apr 8, 2016 12:38:00 PM

Topics: Android, APIs, Android Studio