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With stronger protections for user privacy, new ways to engage users, extended support for foldables, and more, Developer Preview for Android 11 is out now. Start getting your apps ready and give us your feedback to make a stronger release!

Whether you’re an experienced developer or creating your first Android app, here are some resources to get you started.

Here you'll find a wide range of documentation that teaches you how to build an app, including how to build your first Android app, how to build layouts that adapt to different screens, how to save data in a local database, how to use device sensors and cameras, and much more.
Jump-start your development using these sample projects
Verify your app’s behavior and usability before you release
Build a high quality app with these design and behavior guidelines
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Android apps are designed using the Material Design guidelines. These guidelines provide everything you need to know about how to design your app, from the user experience flow to visual design, motion, fonts, and more.
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Take advantage of the latest Google technologies through a single set of APIs for Android, delivered across Android devices worldwide as part of Google Play services.

Start by setting up the Google Play services library, then build with the APIs for services such as Google Maps, Firebase, Google Cast, Google AdMob, and much more.

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