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Android renders user interface (UI) by generating a frame from your app and displaying it on the screen. To ensure that a user’s interaction with your app is smooth, your app should render each frame under the refresh rate that is determined by each device–for example, Pixel 6 allows rendering 90 frames per second at the maximum, …

With the recent launch of the Play Integrity API, more developers are now taking action to protect their games and apps from potentially risky and fraudulent interactions. In addition to useful signals on the integrity of the app, the integrity of the device, and licensing information, the Play Integrity API features a simple, yet very useful …

From helping you log your meals with MyFitnessPal to getting a holistic view of your health with Withings, apps and devices are a source for many kinds of useful health and fitness data. As Android developers, connecting and sharing this data between apps can help you provide more meaningful experiences and insights for your users. …

Introduction We have less than a decade to cut global emissions to have a chance of limiting global heating to 1.5°c. As a company decision-maker, this gives you a huge opportunity to make your strategic choices matter. At first glance, you may feel that turning attention to your company’s digital footprint is unnecessary. After all, …

For community health workers in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs), mobile devices have become critical tools for doing community outreach and providing vital health services such as conducting health screenings, distributing medications, and accessing immunization records. Unfortunately, the lack of data interoperability means that patient records are fragmented between different outreach programs or applications, and caregivers have …

Today we’re launching the Jetpack Core Performance library in alpha. This library enables you to easily understand what a device is capable of, and tailor your user experience accordingly. It does this by allowing you to obtain the device’s performance class on devices running Android 11 (API level 30) and above. A performance class is a ranking that reflects both …

Tips for engaging players during this special month Developers from around the world have found that during Ramadan they see an increase in activity from people in the many countries where the holy month is observed. This provides a significant opportunity to reinforce or increase engagement, uplift monetization, and enhance a game’s success. Ramadan is …

Last month, we released the first developer preview of Android 13, built around our core themes of privacy and security, developer productivity, as well as tablets and large screen support. Today we’re sharing Android 13 Developer Preview 2 with more new features and changes for you to try in your apps. Your input helps us make Android …

Quality is foundational to your game or app’s success on Google Play, and Android vitals in Google Play Console is a great way to track how your app is performing. In fact, over 80% of the top one thousand developers check Android vitals at least once a month to monitor and troubleshoot their technical quality, and many …

Over the years, we’ve seen that apps and games are not just experiences – they’re businesses – led by talented people like yourselves. So it’s our goal to continue supporting your businesses to reach even greater potential. At our recent Google for Games Developer Summit, we shared how teams across Google have been continuing to …