Google makes it easy to create Android apps on Chrome OS
Google makes it easy to create Android apps on Chrome OS

Google has launched a new website (ChromeOS.dev) that allows developers to create Android apps for the company's Linux operating system.

With the website launched, the search giant is working hard to encourage the creation and testing of Android apps on Chromebooks.

Chrome OS is the most suitable OS in the market for laptops, desktops, and tablets.

The new website (ChromeOS.dev) is currently available in English and Spanish and is designed to help developers improve their functionality on the platform through technical resources, tutorials, product announcements, and sample code. , Etc.

The new website brings together everything web, Android and game developers should know to make their projects run on Chromebooks.

Android developers can find tips for designing apps on a large screen instead of a regular phone screen, as well as information on making the most of your mouse and keyboard.

A company spokesperson said: Between March 2020 and June 2020, Chromebook sales increased 127% year-on-year, while total laptop sales reached 40%.

To help Android developers work with Chromebooks, Google now offers a complete Android Emulator for Chrome OS that can be used to test apps directly on Chromebooks.

The team also made it easy to deploy apps to Chrome OS. Developers can now deploy and test apps directly without using developer mode or connecting devices via USB.

In addition to these updates for Android, Google has released a small beta update for Linux that focuses on the device.

Linux on Chrome OS now has an enhanced terminal window that now includes redesigned tabs, shortcuts, themes, and command window settings.

(Android Studio) It will also be updated. The device announced by Microsoft (Surface Duo) can better support building apps for large-screen devices such as Chromebooks. Tablets and foldable devices.


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