Introducing Android 8.0 Oreo

Posted By: Dave Burke, VP of Engineering After more than a year of development and months of testing by developers and early adopters (thank you!), we’re now ready to officially launch Android 8.0 Oreo to the world. Android 8.0 brings a ton of great features such as picture-in-picture, autofill, integrated…

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Introducing the ExifInterface Support Library

With the release of the 25.1.0 Support Library, there’s a new entry in the family: the ExifInterface Support Library. With significant improvements introduced in Android 7.1 to the framework’s ExifInterface, it only made sense to make those available to all API 9+ devices via the Support Library’s ExifInterface. The basics…

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Introducing Android Native Development Kit r14

Posted by Dan Albert, Android NDK Tech Lead Android NDK r14 The latest version of the Android Native Development Kit (NDK), Android NDK r14, is now available for download. It is also available in the SDK manager via Android Studio. So what’s new in r14? The full changelog can be seen…

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Introducing Associate Android Developer Certification by Google

Posted by JP Souchak, Program Manager The Associate Android Developer Certification program was announced at Google I/O 2016, and launched a few months later. Since then, over 322 Android developers spanning 61 countries have proven their competency and earned the title of Google Certified Associate Android Developer. To establish a professional…

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