Final update to Android 7.1 Developer Preview

Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Today we’re rolling out an update to the Android 7.1 Developer Preview — the last before we release the final Android 7.1.1 platform to the ecosystem. Android 7.1.1 includes the developer features already available on Pixel and Pixel XL devices and adds optimizations…

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Android Things Developer Preview 4.1

Posted by Wayne Piekarski, Developer Advocate for IoT Today, we’re releasing a new Developer Preview 4.1 (DP4.1) of Android Things, with updates for new supported hardware and bug fixes to the platform. Android Things is Google’s platform to enable Android Developers to create Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and seamlessly…

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How to return your Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has called for a return of every Note 7 that was sold or exchanged. No matter where or when you bought your Galaxy Note 7, what carrier you’re using it on or how long you’ve had it, you need to turn off your phone and return it for a…

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Reduce friction with the new Location APIs

Posted by Aaron Stacy, Software Engineer, Google Play services The 11.0.0 release of the Google Play services SDK includes a new way to access LocationServices. The new APIs do not require your app to manually manage a connection to Google Play services through a GoogleApiClient. This reduces boilerplate and common…

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Free ebook: Software Architecture Patterns

Whether you’re a software architect or a software developer or engineer who fulfills some of the roles of a software architect in the course of your work, the more you understand about software architecture, the more capable you’ll be. Mark Richards’ new report, Software Architecture Patterns, can help you learn…

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Recognizing Android Excellence on Google Play

Posted by Kacey Fahey, Developer Marketing, Google Play Every day developers around the world are hard at work creating high quality apps and games on Android. Striving to deliver amazing experiences for an ever growing diverse user base, we’ve seen a significant increase in the level of polish and quality…

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Expert Android Studio

Take your Android programming skills to the next level by unleashing the potential of Android Studio Expert Android Studio Expert Android Studio bridges the gap between your Android programing skills with the provided tools including Android Studio, NDK, Gradle and Plugins for IntelliJ Idea Platform. Packed with best practices and…

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Free ebook by Packtpub – Machine Learning in Java

Machine Learning in Java Apply the most effective machine learning in Java to real-world problems, by detecting anomalies and fraud within data, performing activity and image recognition, as well as tech recognition. This book will guide you from common task such as classification, prediction and market basket analysis, to complex…

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Example using SafetyNet reCAPTCHA API in Android App

reCAPTCHA Android API announced as part of Google Play Services. It’s a simple example to use SafetyNet reCAPTCHA API in Android App. Basically, it follow the steps in the tutorial SafetyNet reCAPTCHA API. – Create a Android Project in Android Studio as as usually, with minSdkVersion of 14 or higher. We…

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Coming soon: Android 7.1 Developer Preview

Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Today, we’re taking the wraps off of Android 7.1 Nougat, the latest version of the platform. You probably saw a sneak peek of it at last week’s event. It’s an incremental update based on Android 7.0 but includes new features for consumers and…

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