All of you must have noticed that rating or reviewing an app on the Google Play Store now uses your Google+ profile. Now, Android developers have taken Google+ integration one step further in Google Play Services with “Google+ Sign-in,” that let’s you sign into an Android app with your Google credentials, allowing for an even better experience.
Some of the features of Google+Sign-in include -
Apart from these features that enhance everyday user experience, a feature targeted specifically for app developers is Google+ Platform Insight for your app, allowing you to measure and monitor downloads, total users, interactive post performance, and other metrics.
Of course, before we get to start using Google+ Sign-In, developers will first need integrate the feature into their apps. If you’re a developer, you can find out how to do that here, as well as find out more about Google+ Sign-In here.
Other than Google+ Sign-In, another feature of the latest release of Google Play services, taking it to version 3.0, is Google Maps API version 2, which includes more than 20 bug fixes which improves map rendering and behavior of markers and information windows.
What are your thoughts? Are you excited about using Google+ Sign-in with your apps? As a developer, will you be integrating these features in your app? Let us know in the comments section below.