Revolution?! We will see completely new applications on Android TV

  • Google plans to unify the design of apps on Android TV and Google TV devices
  • Made a ton of work easier for developers
  • In addition to Google applications, for example Plex or Soundcloud will switch to the new language

In addition to the main news that appeared at yesterday’s Google I/O, several other changes were introduced. But they remain, perhaps a little unfairly, on the sidelines, since Bard and the new Pixels took the lead. Google has let it be known that it has a plan completely changed the apps and design of Android TV and Google TV and made a lot of work easier for developers so that they can start the updates as soon as possible.

An all-new developer kit to accelerate app development for Google TV and Android TV platforms. Applications have a lot to offert completely new design language to be unified. Each of the developers gets key points such as buttons, tabs, recommendation page, lists with visual and textual content, navigation bar, but also colors, typography and overall layout. Google made it known that the new elements are designed to be easy to understand and clear for everyone. At the same time it will reduce the amount of code needed and simplify the process of updating applications on the developer side.

What’s new with TV and intro to Compose

What's new with TV and intro to Compose

However, he emphasized that this new design language it will not be mandatory for developers, but given that it is a new and much more modern look, it can be expected that, in addition to the default Google applications, giants such as Showmax, Plex or Soundcloud will also switch to it. The use of various applications will therefore be much clearer even for less experienced users.

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Source: 9to5google

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