Android 11—Week 9—TV
Learn about the developer tools available for building apps for Android TV.
Android beyond phones
Watch this introductory teaser to prepare for the activities in this pathway.
Android TV: Best practices for engaging apps
Learn about customizing the Leanback library to get the look and feel you want in your TV app, integrating with Android TV features so people can discover and control your content, and, of course, delivering great content.
What’s new on Android TV
Learn about the big investments made in Android TV and the new features built to help connect with TV users.
Learn about frictionless subscriptions, a new feature on Google Play for Android TV that allows users to subscribe to your app using their existing Google account.
Learn about Cast Connect, the solution to seamlessly combine Cast with Android TV so users can cast directly to an Android TV app and use a remote- or voice-controlled device to interact with the content.
Controlling media through MediaSession
Learn how to add media-session support to an app, and create an integral link between the Android platform and media apps.
Using a media session
Learn how to create and initialize a media session to provide playback data.
Raise engagement on Android TV by integrating with the Play Next row
Learn how to add, update, and remove programs from the Play Next row, a UI element that displays content most relevant to the viewer.
Google Assistant and media apps
Learn how to integrate Google Assistant in your media app so your users can use voice commands to control the app.
Cast Connect with Android TV app
Learn how to modify your Android TV app so your existing Cast sender app can cast content and communicate with the Android TV app.