What’s New in Support Library v26

Support Library v26 comes with a lot of new features, specifically: fonts as resources and downloadable fonts, access to backwards compatible emoji support via the new EmojiCompat library, the ability to allow the text size of your TextView to expand or contract automatically to fill its layout, the option to…

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What’s new for shortcuts and widgets in Android O

Posted by Gloria Liou, Associate Product Manager Intern Why use shortcuts and widgets? One of our favorite features in Android O is the ability to pin shortcuts and widgets for your app onto the launcher through deep linking. Shortcuts let users quickly start a specific task, while widgets give users…

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What’s New in Android 7.1

Learn about the new developer features of Android 7.1, available in the developer preview, including launcher shortcuts, the commit content API for rich media in input methods, and more. Check out the API Overview: http://goo.gl/xa204A Android-er

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What’s new in WebView security

Posted by Xiaowen Xin and Renu Chaudhary, Android Security Team The processing of external and untrusted content is often one of the most important functions of an app. A newsreader shows the top news articles and a shopping app displays the catalog of items for sale. This comes with associated…

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What’s New in Android: O Developer Preview 2 & More

Posted by: Dave Burke, VP of Engineering With billions of Android devices around the world, Android has surpassed our wildest expectations. Today at Google I/O, we showcased a number of ways we’re pushing Android forward, with the O Release, new tools for developers to help create more performant apps, and…

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