NEWSLETTER / JULY 2016

 

Android N final SDK available

You can now use the Developer Console to publish apps that target Android N devices (API level 24).

 

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Latest Firebase news

Check out the latest Firebase features to start building better apps and growing your business:

  Watch the I/O sessions.
 
  Streamline application testing with Test Lab for Android.
 
  Outsource your authentication system with Firebase Authentication.
 
  Re-engage users with Firebase App Indexing..
 
  Learn about Firebase Notifications and Firebase Dynamic Links.
 
 
 

New Google Play Indie Corner

Updated regularly, Indie Corner is where the Play Store showcases the latest exciting and innovative games, the team's current favorites, and must-have Indie masterpieces.

 
 
 

Developer success stories

  Nabd increases user engagement and improves ratings with material design.
 
  AliExpress improves user experience with Smart Lock and Google Sign-in.
 
  Framy improves their app by adopting material design and other features.
 
  DivMob sees a 300% increase in daily transactions after localizing their pricing on Google Play.
 
 
 

Join the Android for Work DevHub

This DevHub is where Android enterprise developers stay informed and updated. Members get exclusive tools, content, and event invites; learn from experts; and talk to other business app developers.

 
 
 

New 'Building for billions' guidelines

Learn how to get your app or game ready to meet the needs of billions of Android users, with a new best practices checklist and Playbook.

Tips for news apps on Google Play

Check the video series Tips for your News apps on Google Play to help you build a successful news app.

 
 
 

Agency certification program

The Google Developer Agency Program now includes 13 certified agencies, ready to help organizations outsource their Android development.

 
 
 
 

INDIE GAMES FESTIVAL에 참석해 주셔서 감사합니다.

The first Korean Indie Games Festival took place on April 23. The Google Play team was there with VC and game industry leaders participating as judges. Seven developers were chosen as winners and completed a two-month incubation program run by Google Campus. The top three winners then attended Google I/O in May.

 

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From July 29 to August 24, Google Play transforms Seoul into one big arcade for everyone to discover and enjoy playing mobile games together. The Flagship Arcade will be located at DDP. Users can also enjoy various games with deals at a virtual arcade.

 
 
 

Join Google at ChinaJoy

Join us July 28 in Shanghai at Asia's largest gaming and digital entertainment exhibition. Hear about topics including Play, Firebase, AdMob, VR, and more.

 
 
 

Donation API

This new API makes giving and supporting nonprofit organizations from your app easy. If you want to get involved, we're recruiting trusted testers now.

 
 
 

Indie Games Festival - submissions are open

The first ever North American Google Play Indie Games Festival is taking place in San Francisco on September 24. This is your opportunity to showcase your games to hundreds of consumers and recognized experts. Join us for a full day of fun and excitement and a chance to be one of our three winners.

 
 

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Stay up to date with features and best practices to help you grow a successful business on Google Play.

 
 

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