Latest Android Programming & Development News

Android Studio finally leaves Beta

I’ve been unavoidably out of the office for a few weeks, but I must flag this one quickly, for posterity’s sake. Android Studio leaving Beta… Google’s own Android development environment, and an alternative to the Open Source Eclipse (with Android plug-ins), has reached official 1.0…

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Google Play Services 6.5 sees turn by turn navigation

I try and keep track of new Google Play Services releases, and here comes 6.5…. Think of them as the core Google functionality made available across a variety of different Android versions. Addressing the problem of perceived fragmentation they now play a central role in Android updates (with this…

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Android reversible debugging software licensed for customer sites

Available on Linux and Android (for Native development), UndoDB allows developers to record their program’s execution and then rewind and replay their C/C++ code in real-time, to help find bugs more quickly. Why do I mention this? The company has announced a new way of licensing its…

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Google preps Udacity Android Fundamentals training course

Here’s one to bookmark. Welcome to Android Fundamentals, an online training course approved by Google. It’s aimed at “experienced developers who are new to Android – maybe even new to mobile – but not new to programming”. It’s Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals to give it its full name…

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