Google just introduced In-app Updates API, allowing to update Apps whereas in use

November 8th, 2018   decode   news Tags:

In order to give users and Android developers much more controls to assure the App compatibility across all gadgets, Google has added fresh In-app Updates API to the Android system. Google has introduced new tools and options at Android Developer Summit. Google has added widely requested features in the most recent In-app Updates API.

The new API gives developers 2 fresh ways to improve the programs: flexible and immediate. In flexible app improve feature, it makes it possible for Android users to keep using the app even although it is being updated. Though there’s a catch, the app downloads the update after a user is using it, but it will become installed after you reopen the app.

In the second immediate option, users are given a full-screen update message for forcefully updating their applications. The prompt comes whenever the user starts an app, they really should improve it before using it.

Talking about the recent updates, Android product management, and developer relations Stephanie Saad Cuthberston said, “This is something that developers have asked us for a long time is — say you own an app and you want to deliver Of course the user is operating the most recent version.”

Further adding, Google director of engineering Aurash Mahbood said, the new API is under tests for Google Chrome.

Google Additionally rolled out Instant discovery that allows to smoothly adopt the new kind of programs. Even Google has increased the limit of Instant Programs to 10 MB for Try Presently button on the Perform Store.

Along with the fresh updates API, Google official rolled out support for foldable gadgets on the eve of celebrating ten-years of Android. Nicely, despite the announcement, there’s no exact period given by Google as to whenever we will see the API working on Android devices.

Overall, it’s a good-looking package of announcements that Google went live at Android Developers summit. Alongside with users, App developers will moreover benefit in the newest In-app updates API.

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