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11 years ago
SDK, Android Developer Challenge, community, blog, video channelAs well as it was promised, software development kit appeared today. It is offered to create applications on Java and to start on Dalvik, the virtual computer working with Linux kernel. Documentation became available: "if you want to know how to develop applications for Android, you are in the correct place. The website will provide you with all necessary documentation which will help you to understand Android and to begin to create applications for this platform". Right now it is possible to create the own first application for a new mobile platform.

SDK, Android Developer Challenge, community, blog, video channelAndroid Developer Challenge, with awards with a total amount of $10 million — for "the great applications created on the Android platform" is declared.

There was Sergej Brin's treatment of colleagues to developers (for the link thanks Chapaev):

Summary of video: the main applications (the browser, the +Street View cards, contacts) already work, and look perfectly (there is a question: why in that case it is necessary to expect release of devices so long), but Google expects creation of powerful and multifunction applications by independent developers (here and the answer). Brin completes: "You saw some applications which we already created for Android. But the best applications are still not created. Because they will is written by you and many other developers, same, as well as you. We would like to award such developers, to mark out them so as far as it is possible. So we decided to select 10 million dollars to people who decided to develop the best applications with use of Android. We in an anticipation of opening of really magnificent applications, the innovation, multifunction, original, not existing before. We with impatience expect to see all your works".

On YouTube the Android Developer Channel channel where you can find and post "video containing demonstrations, manuals, other information connected with the first perfect, open and free mobile platform" is created.

Are open: main website, blog, Android Developers Discussion Group.

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