Chapter 8

Publishing Your App to the Google Play Store

In This Chapter

arrow Building an Android package file

arrow Creating a developer profile in the Google Play Store

arrow Picking a price for your app

arrow Illustrating your app with a screen shot

arrow Uploading and publishing your application

arrow Monitoring downloads

The Google Play Store is the official application distribution mechanism for Android. Publishing your application to the store enables your application to be downloaded, installed, and used by millions of users across the world. Users can also rate your application and leave comments about it, which helps you identify possible use trends and problematic areas that users might be encountering.

The Google Play Store also provides a set of valuable statistics that you can use to track the success of your application.

In this chapter, you publish your application to the Google Play Store. You find out ...

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