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Advanced Android™ Application Development, Fourth Edition by Shane Conder, Lauren Darcey, Joseph Annuzzi Jr.

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31. Introducing the L Developer Preview

At Google I/O 2014, the Android team released the L Developer Preview, or Android L (API Level 20). In the past, if you wanted to get your application working on the latest version of Android, you had to wait until the official release was generally available. The new L Developer Preview releases the upcoming version of Android to early adopter developers and testers, allowing them to get a head start porting their applications to the newest version of Android. Not only are you able to get an early look at the latest APIs and features with the preview, you may even be able to influence the direction of Android by providing feedback to the Android team. This chapter introduces you to the L Developer Preview ...

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