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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 …

Google Play Asset Delivery allows you to publish an Android App Bundle to Google Play containing all the resources your game needs. It offers multiple delivery modes, auto-updates, compression, and delta patching, all hosted at no cost to you. As of today, you can use Google Play Asset Delivery to include textures in multiple texture …

While the tech industry is no stranger to dealing with rapid change, we’ve never faced a challenge like this. But amid the disruption, we’re seeing a silver lining emerge: the world is in this together, and people are reaching out to one another like never before. The gaming community is no exception. As it continues …

With a huge chunk of the world in quarantine or lockdown in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have resorted to online platforms in order to continue working and to stay connected with their family and friends. That being the case, it should come as no surprise that massive increases in the global downloads …

New Apple Maps Designed with Better Road Coverage and Pedestrian Data, More Precise Addresses, and Detailed Land Cover Apple announced that all users in the United States can now experience a redesigned Maps with faster and more accurate navigation and comprehensive views of roads, buildings, parks, airports, malls and more, making it easier and more …

Successfully launching and monetizing titles in emerging markets has been one of the hot topics in the gaming industry for the last few years. And rightly so — the player base is growing strongly in markets like India, Brazil and Russia. In fact, 4 in 10 players are coming from emerging markets for most top …

AWS Amplify announces Amplify DataStore: a queryable, on-device data store for web, IoT, and mobile developers using iOS, Android, and React Native. Amplify DataStore provides a programming model for leveraging shared and distributed data without writing additional code for offline and online scenarios, which makes working with distributed, cross-user data just as simple as working …

Android Dev Summit ’19 | What’s New in Room Room offers type-safe, easy persistence without the boilerplate—but we didn’t stop there! In Room 2.2, we’ve added several highly requested features: better support for relationships, integration with Kotlin Flows, pre-packaged databases, partial entities, schema default values and faster build speed. In this talk, you’ll learn about …

Android Dev Summit 2019 | Shrinking Your App with R8 This talk dives into some of the details of how the R8 application shrinker shrinks apps to make it easier for developers to use R8. Presented by: Søren Gjesse, Christoffer Adamsen