SDK for Samsung's Bada OS Exits Beta
Samsung today announced the availability of a 1.0 version of the software developers kit for its homegrown Bada mobile operating system. The 1.0 version of the SDK includes several new tools, including a remote test feature. The remote test feature lets developers test their applications remotely on other devices. The SDK can be downloaded by developers starting today.
Google Publishes Android 5.0 Preview, Updates SDK
Google today made available several significant tools for developers ahead of the general release of Android 5.0 Lollipop. First, Google released updated developer images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013), ADT-1, and the Android emulator.
Google Releases Android 5.1 SDK
Google today made the Android 5.1 SDK available to developers. The updated SDK includes tools developers need in order to use the new features of Android 5.1.
Google's Daydream Developer Tools Exit Beta
Google today made Google VR SDK 1.0 with support for Daydream available to developers. The VR SDK, which has been in beta since earlier this year, gives developers the tools they need to create virtual reality content for Google's Daydream platform.
Microsoft's Project Rome SDK to Let Android, Windows Play Nice
Microsoft this week released the Project Rome SDK, a tool for developers that will let Android devices control Windows devices and vice versa. Once fully enabled, third-party apps will be able to see Android and Windows devices when they are connected to the internet.
Cyanogen Introduces Platform SDK
Cyanogen today announced the Cyanogen Platform SDK, a new tool meant to make developing for Cyanogen easier. Cyanogen describes the Platform SDK as an open-source tool that lets developers use existing APIs within CyanogenMod's framework or to create their own APIs for the greater community.