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What's new for Android developers at Google I/O
At Google I/O, we covered a few ways that we’re trying to help out, whether it be through Android 12 - one of the biggest design changes ever, Jetpack, Jetpack Compose, Android Studio, and Kotlin to help you build beautiful high quality apps
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Articles
The latest release of the official Android IDE focuses on Design, Devices, and Developer Productivity. It is available for download now on the beta channel.
In this post you’ll learn how to expose Flows to a view, how to collect them, and how to fine-tune it to fit specific needs.
The Navigation Rail is essentially a Vertical Navigation Bar. Used to display between 3 and 5 navigation items, the bar allows users to move between different high-level areas of an app.
A deep dive into key haptics developments in Android 12

Libraries and useful resources
Simple composable for rendering transitions between backstacks.
Videos/Podcasts
In this Keynote, Chet Haase, Dan Sandler, and Romain Guy discuss the latest Android features and enhancements for developers.
Get an overview of what's new in Android Studio for Android app developers, including demos and a presentation of relevant features that will accelerate developers' workflow on the latest Android APIs.
Class of the week
The rail is a side navigation component that displays three to seven app destinations and, optionally, a Floating Action Button. Each destination is represented by an icon and a text label.
Beyond Android
The future of biometrics in the mobile paradigm is bright. But what does this mean for users?