After a quiet January, February really kicked things off for developers with the release of Android 12 Developer Preview. Android 12 DP is a very early version of the new operating system and (presumably) leaves a lot out. That said, there's still plenty to unpack. Most important are a new copy-paste feature, wider media compatibility, and more consistency in the implementation of gestures. February also brought us a host of other new tools, reports, and news. You’ll find everything you need to know right here.
An easy GameMaker Studio tutorial for beginners – GameMaker Studio is a popular game development tool for mobile. Simpler than Unity and more flexible than a “game builder,” this is the perfect entry point for many new devs. This post will teach you the ropes.
Announcing Jetpack Compose Beta – Google has now released the beta version of Jetpack Compose – a powerful UI toolkit that aims to make life easier for devs creating layouts and interfaces. You can find our more in-depth introduction to Compose here.