Save the date! Android Dev Summit is coming to Mountain View, CA on November 7-8, 2018.

Developer overview

As an Android developer, you can deploy devices and apps to employees and keep your corporate data secure. With Android, organizations can choose what devices, APIs, and framework they want to use to develop apps for enterprises.

With Android, you can:

  • Build apps to help employees be more productive in scenarios such as bring your own device (BYOD), and corporate-owned, single-use devices (COSU).
  • Connect with leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) partners to help integrate Android in your business.

Additionally, Android offers a partner program for developers through Android DevHub, which provides exclusive access to beta features and developer events, along with access to a community of Android developers making enterprise apps.

Create apps using the Developer Guide

The Developer Guide is for developers who want to create apps that best utilize and complement Android's enterprise features. The guide defines the best practices to develop and test enterprise-focused apps for managed Android devices.

If you’re new to creating Android apps ...

The Developer Guide assumes that you’re working as an independent software vendor (ISV) or in a similar role and have already built an Android app. If you haven’t yet created an Android app, see Building Your First App. If you’re looking for an accelerated course, see the Developing Android Apps course, taught by Google employees.

What does Android DevHub offer?

Android DevHub offers these incentives:

Get exclusives

Access to beta features and Android developer training and events, including invite-only hackathons.

Learn from experts

Special content from Android experts, including how to optimize your app for the managed Google Play Store so that businesses can see your app.

Talk to others

Access to a moderated space dedicated to enterprise developers. Talk with peers about issues specific to developing Android apps for businesses.

How do I join?

Apply to join Android DevHub.

Develop apps for enterprises

Learn how to make your app function smoothly in corporate environments that restrict device features and data access. Go further to support business use of your app by enabling restrictions that administrators can use to remotely configure your app:

Manage devices and apps

Learn how to build policy controller apps that enable enterprise administrators to manage devices, manage corporate apps, and provide access to company resources: