The Essential Android KitKat Developer’s Guide

Written by: on November 11, 2013

This week, we're sharing a new Android 4.4 KitKat development insight every day.

With the announcement of Android 4.4 KitKat on October 31, we were finally able to start digging in to the source code.

Whether you haven’t had the time to explore on your own or just need some further guidance, here’s a look at what you need to know about Android’s 4.4 update from a developer’s perspective:

  1. What’s new in Android 4.4 KitKat? DEunlock
  2. Android KitKat Development Tools DEunlock
  3. Storage Access Framework – New and Improved File Browsing in Android 4.4 DEunlock
  4. Android Gets A Print Framework DEunlock
  5. Android KitKat SMS and MMS Supports DEunlock
  6. Near Field Communication in Android 4.4 DEunlock
  7. Set The Scene With The New Transitions Framework DEunlock
  8. Expand Your Brand With Translucent System UI DEunlock

We expect Android 4.4 to have a significant impact on new Android applications coming out in the next few months. If your app could use some help taking advantage of this OS update or supporting older versions, shoot us an email to begin your Android makeover.

Working on an iOS 7 update, too? Check out our iOS 7 Developer’s Guide and Design Guide.

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The POSSIBLE Mobile Insights Team

The POSSIBLE Mobile Insights Team is a collective of over one-dozen developers, UI/UX designers, QA specialists, and strategists passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience with the mobile community.
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