Developer Resources

This section provides articles, tutorials, sample code, and other information to help you quickly implement the features you want in your application. To return to this page later, just click the "Resources" tab while any Resources page is loaded.

Technical Resources

Sample Code

Fully-functioning sample applications that you can build and run to learn about how Android works. Feel free to reuse any of the code or techniques in the samples.


Focused discussions about Android development subjects, including optimizations, tips, interesting implementations, "how-tos", and so on.


Step-by-step instructions demonstrating how to build an Android application that has the specific features you want.

Other Resources

Links to the Android discussion groups and information about other ways to collaborate with other developers.
Device Dashboard
Device distribution data, grouped by various dimensions such as screen size and Android platform version.
Quick development tips, troubleshooting information, and frequently asked questions (FAQs).
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