Published On: Thu, Aug 13th, 2020

Google creates building Android apps on Chrome OS easier

Google currently launched ChromeOS.dev, a new site that aims to assistance developers get started with building Android apps for a company’s Linux-based handling system. With today’s update, Google is also creation it easier to build and exam Android applications on Chromebooks.

The new ChromeOS.dev site, that is accessible in English and Spanish for now, is meant to “help developers maximize their capabilities on a height by technical resources/tutorials, product announcements, formula samples and more,” a Google orator told us. As Google records in today’s announcement, in a final quarter, Chromebook section sales were adult 127% year-over-year in a final quarter, compared to 40% for cover sales in general.

To assistance Android developers do all of their work on a Chromebook if they so desire, Google now offers a full Android Emulator on Chrome OS to exam apps right on their Chromebooks. The group also done deploying apps on Chrome OS (M81 and newer) most easier. Developers can now muster and exam apps directly though carrying to use developer mode or bond inclination around USB.

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In further to these Android-centric updates, Google also currently launched a tiny though acquire refurbish to a Linux beta, with a concentration on a terminal. With this, Linux on Chrome OS now facilities an softened depot that now includes tabs, shortcuts, themes and redesigned depot settings.

Android Studio, too, is removing a teenager refurbish with a new Primary/Detail Activity Template that now improved supports building apps for large-screen inclination like Chromebook, tablets and foldables (right in time for Microsoft’s Surface Duo proclamation today).

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