There are essentially two ways to deliver an application on Android: as a client-side application (developed using the Android SDK and installed on user devices in an APK) or as a web application (developed using web standards and accessed through a web browser—there's nothing to install on user devices).
If you chose to provide a web-based app for Android-powered devices, you can rest
assured that major web browsers for Android (and the
allow you to specify viewport and style properties that make your web pages appear at the proper
size and scale on all screen configurations.
To start developing web pages for Android-powered devices, see the following documents:
- Supporting Different Screens from Web Apps
- How to properly size your web app on Android-powered devices and support
multiple screen densities. The information in this document is important if you're building a web
application that you at least expect to be available on Android-powered devices (which you should
assume for anything you publish on the web), but especially if you're targeting mobile devices
- Building Web Apps in WebView
- How to embed web pages into your Android application using
- Debugging Web Apps
- Best Practices for Web Apps
- A list of practices you should follow, in order to provide an effective web application on Android-powered devices.