Why Android app development is easier (and harder) in 2022
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It's the week of Google I/O, the company's big conference focused around development of its consumer platforms, so we thought to take the pulse of one veteran Android app maker on how the state of design and publishing is for newcomers in 2022 and with Android 13 on the way. If you're one of them and are wondering where to start, this show is for you.

Laurence Dawson is the creator of Sync for Reddit.

  • 04:21 - Where does a new app developer start?
  • 11:12 - How should you architect your app?
  • 14:16 - What should you beware of when relying on libraries?
  • 19:00 - How should one approach developing a user interface...
  • 26:24 - ...especially when you need to account for tablet and foldable form factors?
  • 30:17 - Any tips on getting the word out about your app?
  • 35:20 - What if you want to port your app outside of the Google Play Store?
  • 38:30 - Will you be able to keep your app updated regularly? (This will be more important going forward)

Android Bytes is hosted by Mishaal Rahman, Senior Technical Editor, and David Ruddock, Editor in Chief, of Esper.

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Our music is "19" by HOME and is licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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