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Introducing Nearby for Android and iOS.

Use Nearby Messages to build proximity into your apps. Help users work and play better together, when they are together.
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M Developer Preview 2 is now available

We released an update to the M Developer Preview [https://goo.gl/DyTE7n] today, including fixes and updates based on your feedback. You can view the preview website in a language other than English, by selecting the appropriate language from the language selector at the bottom of the page


This update includes the up to date M release platform code, and near-final APIs for you to validate your app against. If you’re building with the M Developer Preview, update your environment today.

Check out our blog post below for details on the major changes and instructions on getting the update. As always, you can report issues in our tracker: https://goo.gl/ElxwEj Keep in touch with other developers in our M Developer Preview community: https://goo.gl/HABl57
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Hah, well it is a "preview" release :-)
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My new S6 theme. Along with Now Launcher, Google keyboard, Messenger for SMS, I'm having less and less Nexus withdrawal.
The first Material Design inspired theme called 'Material' is now available on the Theme store for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.
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+Adam Powell​ Unfortunately not. Definitely really frustrating.
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M is For Android Marshmallow. Time to enjoy another tasty treat from the Android team. The official Android 6.0 SDK is live for app developers! #AndroidDev #AndroidMarshmallow

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Optimizing Image loading with Object pooling included:
Yelp uses Glide for image rendering in ListViews.
Dynamically loaded images are a cornerstone of many Android applications. At Yelp, images are critical to how we connect consumers with great businesses. As network connections and device hardware have become more powerful, the quantity and quality of images that users have come to expect has ...
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10 ways to improve your Android app
10 ways to improve your Android app from Boris Farber
10 ways to improve your Android app from Boris Farber
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Great writeup from the +SEEK team on their Material journey.

#MaterialDesign

http://productblog.seek.com.au/blogs/seek/material-design
Living in a Material World - For more updates & insights from the Product & technology teams at SEEK, visit SEEK's Product Blog!
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I have to agree with Jake about the Seek writeup...sentences like this seem downright silly: "First, we were able to use the paper models to work out the correct required elevation on specific screens — much easier to do using paper models than on screen."

Maybe for someone with little development experience. For anyone else, it's going to be a thousand times faster to mock up a layout and tweak the elevation values in Android Studio to their liking (changing a value and recompiling is certainly faster than messing around with paper). And there's plenty of sample apps (both Google and 3rd party) that can provide guidance on what those values should be as well.

That's just one of numerous examples (the lighting rig seemed unnecessarily over-the-top) where it really did seem like they were just creating something to be shared by Google (or to be less cynical, just to have some fun with paper) more so than actually sharing a process that would really add value to development and be worth considering.
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Check out how Shifty Jelly was able to drive double digit sales growth for the leading podcast app on Google Play, Pocket Casts, by adopting #materialdesign and expanding to new platforms with #AndroidAuto and #AndroidWear

https://goo.gl/Pbfrj9

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