Last week Google held its famous event for the present year, where thousands of developers gathered to know the latest trends related to Android OS (Android Operating System). The congress took place at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California and it brought important news about next Android version, Google Lens, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, among other technologies. Android O Google announced the release of Android’s next version: Android O (Android Oreo sounds to be its delicious name, although still unofficial). This time improvements on speed, performance and battery life are going to be added, or “Fluid Experiences”...Read More
The Android logo is without any doubt one of the most recognized graphic symbols in the entire world. Being Android a powerful and open-source operating system, it is not surprising the growth of its popularity and the way it has become a preference for a great majority of mobile device users. Back in 2007, Google told their graphic designers to create a logo that would define its OS. Irina Blok was one of the people in charge of accomplishing this task. Android OS was developed by Android Inc. before Google bought it in 2005, so the robot/android theme...Read More
Communities are powerful resources to learn about anything you want. They can be defined as a group of people who share similar interest and get together to talk about those topics that fascinate them the most. But not only that, very often communities offer opportunities that you wouldn’t find without getting in contact with others. For Android developers that could mean job opportunities, meeting different people or even starting a new personal project. Instructor Isabel Palomar told us about its importance by saying that communities are places where you can learn from people but also teach to people. ...Read More
Android Software Development Kit (SDK) is a toolset that enables developers to create apps for Android OS. It includes the required libraries to build Android apps, a debugger, an emulator, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and sample projects with source code, so you can have everything you need to start making your own apps. Important command-line tools for Android app development are grouped into three packages: the already mentioned SDK tools, Platform tools and the Android Emulator. Let’s talk about the main features of each one of them. Android SDK tools SDK tools are platform-independent and are required to create...Read More
Mar 17, 2017 | Resources |
Games are the type of application most downloaded by users on their android devices. There are more than 2.7 million apps stored in Google Play and most of the apps that reach to the top are games, whether they are free or paid. Google Play offers a great variety of categorized games, from Action and Adventure to Puzzles and Role Playing, for everyone’s entertainment. For Android developers, there are several tools and engines for game development. If you have always dreamed of creating your own game for mobiles devices, then you should know some of the best resources out...Read More
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