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Sooner and simpler to construct glorious apps, throughout gadgets.

Sooner and simpler to construct glorious apps, throughout gadgets.


Posted by Anirudh Dewani, Director of Android Developer Relations

We simply wrapped one other episode of #TheAndroidShow; within the present, we lined the newest in Android growth, together with a have a look at the brand new Pixel watch and the world of wearables, gathered the crew to demo instruments and libraries to construct for foldables, giant display gadgets, with Compose, Android 14, Studio Bot, and extra. Have a look, and right here’s a recap of among the methods we’re serving to make it quicker and simpler to construct glorious apps, throughout gadgets:

Studio Bot: bettering your productiveness, via Generative AI

At Google I/O we gave you a preview of Studio Bot, an AI powered coding assistant that’s tightly built-in into Android Studio, designed to make Android growth quicker and simpler. Final month, Studio Bot expanded into over 170 nations, and right now we’re including much more performance in the newest canary launch that can assist you be extra productive. AI code completion lets you obtain options for extra complicated code completions, equivalent to multiline code and even complete capabilities. You may as well now add feedback to your code, and doc code with only a click on utilizing Studio Bot. We caught up with Jamal Eason to study in regards to the investments the crew is engaged on, together with our enhancements in high quality.

Sooner and simpler to construct, with Jetpack Compose

Jetpack Compose offers you highly effective and intuitive APIs, which make it quicker and simpler to construct UIs. Since Google I/O, we’ve been engaged on bettering efficiency throughout Compose to make it much more useful. Builders all over the world are benefiting from Compose to assist them rewrite screens, construct new screens, or create new apps. For instance, The Reddit crew adopted Compose for his or her design system, which improved their code flexibility and lowered code duplication. They rewrote a number of options in Compose and their new tech stack, one in all them being Reddit Recap, with lovely animations. They have been in a position to obtain characteristic parity with 44% much less code after they rewrote it utilizing Compose, saving engineering assets and time.

Construct throughout gadgets, with giant screens

Foldables and tablets are an essential house – and the marketplace for giant screens is rising with Samsung asserting that half of their customers are considering of constructing a foldable their subsequent cellphone. We’re persevering with to construct instruments and libraries to make it simpler to construct for various machine varieties, together with machine streaming and new drag and drop APIs in Compose. See how Zoom noticed 2x increased consumer engagement and optimized their app for big screens, and get began with making your app work higher throughout display sizes and type elements.

The newest in wearables, with Put on OS 4 and Pixel Watch 2

Earlier this month, we noticed the launch of Google Pixel Watch 2 – the primary Google watch with all of the capabilities of Put on OS 4! The newest model of Put on OS affords a number of capabilities that make it simpler to develop distinctive wearable experiences, from Watch Face Format to enhanced tiles and extra. Learn extra to find the newest updates to Put on OS and how one can get began!

Making glorious, premium apps

Earlier this month, Android 14 began rolling out to customers all over the world. So there’s no higher time to begin optimizing your apps for the discharge and benefiting from new options in Android 14 that can assist you construct glorious experiences to your customers utilizing the most effective of Android, equivalent to improved digital camera performance with UltraHDR, seamless authentication with Credential Supervisor and enhanced widget growth with Jetpack Look. Within the present, we noticed how Snapchat used Camera2 Extension API to construct digital camera options equivalent to night time mode, zoom, and tap-to-focus, enhancing their consumer’s expertise capturing high-quality Snaps on Android gadgets, and in addition had a dialog with Dave Burke about Android 14 and extra. Have a look!

Connecting with you at occasions all over the world

This 12 months, we’re excited to carry the Android crew and our Android Google Developer Professional associates to occasions all over the world, you’ll be able to study extra about it right here. Later this month, the Android crew will probably be at Droidcon London (October 26-27), bringing talks and internet hosting workplace hours round many thrilling subjects, and a panel of material specialists. Android GDEs will probably be talking at 100+ DevFest occasions all over the world, with particular appearances from the Android crew at DevFests in New York, the Bay Space, London, and Singapore amongst others. We sit up for connecting with hundreds of you in particular person!

Missed the present? You may watch it right here, or take a look at the total playlist right here. That is your dialog with the broader Android neighborhood, and should you’ve acquired an concept for the subsequent present, we’d love to listen to it – ship us a Tweet, or share a message within the feedback. We are able to’t wait to listen to from you!



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