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One of the main reasons users uninstall apps is to free up space. To prevent unnecessary uninstalls and help users get more out of their devices, we started working on a new feature that would enable app archiving. Archiving is a new functionality that will allow users to reclaim ~60% of app storage temporarily by …

It’s no secret that PHP is sometimes considered a “low-barrier-to-entry” programming language. While there are some arguments against PHP, it’s mature, still among the top 10 most used programming languages worldwide, and one of the most popular languages to build maintainable, clean, fast, and reliable web apps. Nowadays, any software development involves more than an understanding …

Over the next decade or so, we’ll see an incredible transformation in how companies collect, process, transform and use data. Though it’s tired to trot out Marc Andreessen’s “software will eat the world” quote, I have always believed in the corollary: “Software practices will eat the business.” This is starting with data practices. To understand …

  Google helps protect billions of users every day through the use of a robust set of tools designed to keep users safe online. We’re proud to provide a wide range of these same resources to help developers build safe and successful apps. User participation increases when people have a safe and positive app engagement. …

Authored by Jen Donahoe, Marketing and Growth lead for Teamfight Tactics (TFT) at Riot Games who shares insights into expanding to multi-platform gaming on Google’s Apps, Games, & Insights podcast. Today, players want their favorite games to be available to them anytime and anywhere. For any game developer recognizing this, means migrating their games from …

Authored by Nir Eyal, best selling author of ‘Hooked’ and ‘Indistractable’ explores the behavior apps should foster to drive retention on Google’s Apps, Games, & Insights podcast. Customer retention is vital for every app business: if customers don’t hang around, neither will your company. Therefore, a successful retention strategy is becoming more important for every …

This article is based on Google’s Apps, Games, & Insights podcast episode featuring Maria Neumayer, Staff Software Engineer at Deliveroo alongside Shobhit Chugh, Product Manager at Firebase. Over the last few years, users’ expectations of apps have increased. First impressions count. An app that crashes, hangs, or drains battery life, probably has a competitor that …

No one wants to be an outsider. From big corporations to small businesses, and in our day-to-day lives, being inclusive is now part of how we live and work. This article explains the approach to inclusivity taken at Drops and explores how we brought lesser-known indigenous languages to our learners. Drops: the language game Drops …

In the first part of this “make your app shine” series, we talked about how you can transform that ‘back of the napkin’ idea into an app that delights users. You can do this via a well thought through design framework and a robust development environment. So, you’ve built your app and launched it on the …

At Google Play, we want to foster an ecosystem of safe, engaging, useful, and entertaining apps used and loved by billions of Android users worldwide. That’s why we regularly update and revise our Google Play Developer Policies and Developer Distribution Agreement, detailing the boundaries of app content and functionalities allowed on the platform, as well …