NEWSLETTER / Mar 2016

 

Android N Developer Preview

This year the developer preview of the latest version of Android is available earlier, to allow for more time to incorporate feedback. The N Developer Preview includes an updated SDK with tools and system images for testing on the official Android emulator; Nexus 5X, 6, 6P, and 9; Pixel C; and Player devices.

 
 
 

Aviary

Aviary uses ratings & reviews to iterate faster on Android.

SGN

BabyFirst

BabyFirst increases installs by 50 percent on Google Play.

DJiT

Firebase

Get started building an app with Firebase and Android.

Wego
 
 
 

New features for ratings and reviews on Google Play

New features for ratings and reviews to help you analyze your app and engage with your users so that you can improve your app experience and boost its rating.

 
 
 

Join us at GDC 2016

Join the Google Play Games team at GDC in San Francisco for our annual Google Developer Day at 10am PST on March 14. Hear the latest announcements, learn about best practices and useful tools in our lightning talks, and join the round table discussions to share and learn from other game developers.

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Join us at
Google Play | Connect, MENA

If you're interested in exporting your apps or games to Middle East and North Africa, join us for a special event in Dubai on April 19 to get immersed in this region.

 
 
 

Get 25% off a Pixel C

To help you develop Android tablet apps, we're offering a 25% discount on Pixel C to US developers. Be quick, available only while stock lasts.

 
 
 

What app developers can learn from games

Discover four simple but effective techniques games developers use to engage players and monetize their games, which you can easily apply to your app.

 
 
 

The Family Playbook

Get information on developing high-quality apps and games for kids and families and getting them discovered on Google Play, along with advice from other developers.

 
 
 

Earn more revenue with AdMob

  • The No-Nonsense Guide to App Monetization: A comprehensive first look at app monetization, with helpful examples and practical tips on how you can best monetize your app. Download the ebook
  • New SDK-less mediation, an easier way to mediate: You can now add new ad networks without having to integrate extra SDKs or adapters. Learn more
  • Understand Active View to increase the value of your AdMob ads: New metrics to help you see what portion of your ads are viewable for long enough to be actioned by users. Learn more

 
 

The new Developer Policy Center

We've redesigned our Developer Program Policy Center to communicate our policies with greater transparency and clarity.

Android security whitepaper

Discover how we keep harmful apps out of Google Play and keep Android devices safe.

 
 

Thanks for tuning in,

The Google Play Team

 
   
 

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