The last couple of years have seen a plethora of new features and patterns for Android developers. But how do developers know when to use existing APIs and …




  1. danial ibrahim Reply

    I am looking for a Senior Android Engineer. $185k+ (Annually)

    Full time opportunity in NYC.
    kotlin Experience is a MUST.

    Are you interested or would you know anyone?

    Email me @ Daniel . Abraham @

  2. Thumbs up! ^^ Look forward for more video from you. 🙂

    By the way, is it possible if i can have your advice in this open source android app I have posted below? I am still a beginner and many things to learn. I hope to get more feedback to improve it!…

    Just need to search ' pub:Path Ahead ' in Google Play (P & A are case sensitive).

    thank you !

  3. Too much bla bla and the code on the slides is awful to read.

  4. Coding in Flow Reply

    The Architecture Components are really fun to work with

  5. justinutube Reply

    38:23 Crickets…. 😀 (probably not enough native English speakers in the room to appreciate your jokes!)

  6. Why kotlin why ? it's unreadable when used in large scale.

  7. Dmitriy Obidin Reply

    Native android development is dying, why would we learn kotlin?

  8. Ramesh Chandra Reply

    A spammers warns me that he will create my website as his android app and upload in play store. How can I stop the spammer and report to google??

  9. Marta Baena Reply

    So impressive, thank you!. We've gather all the news related to mobility, navigation in smart cities and maps in chaotic cities introduced at I/O on this post. I hope it interests you!

  10. Allan Daemon Reply

    This talk was not only really good, as it was really funny as well.

  11. i tawt a taw a putty tat Reply

    Instead of going to Kotlin, it would have been better for you to switch to modern C++ instead

  12. Shadab Kazi Reply

    Don’t be a Software Engineer See how he leads his life

  13. Federico Jimbo Smithson Reply

    still remember the time during I"m developing for Android Jelly Bean.. The changes are so significant I can say… BTW, nice presentation format

  14. xml/json/whatever format is the only way to go for layouts. Working with visual editors is a nightmare. Just look at Interface Builder in iOS! Don’t repeat the same mistake in Android.

  15. Hmm what about TableLayout( ) ?

  16. Been using one single activity with my own "FragmentLauncher" since 2015, converted back to multiple activities six months ago because it was "the right thing to do", then I find out today I was right all along! Haha. Single activity and my "FragmentLauncher" is now a "Navigation"

  17. Aidan Mcwilliams Reply

    Surprised the design library wasn't in the timeline.

  18. MrCswint25 Reply

    Hey Google! Can you make sure that all of my app icons are inside a circle and are all the same size, and can you make it possible for developers to create just one app that works in both Android and Chrome?

  19. Diogo Pereira Reply

    "Engineers will be unhappy with every new option you give them. Specially if they are french."

  20. Single activity app hmmm, what about changing themes per screen, I usually have some translucent statusbar ui somewhere, id needto restart the app with single activity arch

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