Android put on to Get customized Watch Face API along with Android ‘L’ update


Google on Thursday introduced that Android wear smartwatch builders will quickly be capable to create customized watch faces.

Google says that since the launch of Android put on in March, developing customized watch faces used to be essentially the most requested function through developers. It introduced the staff is working hard to create an API for a similar, due alongside the Android L update for the wearable platform.

“Customization has helped Android thrive, and the identical can be actual for Android put on. And to make sure that you’re able to create the richest experience imaginable, we’re onerous at work on a custom watch face API,” stated Wayne Piekarski, Senior Developer suggest at Google.

Together with customized watch face API, Google has also addressed the tedious strategy of tweaking all for making a watch face. The crew can be working to ‘make this so simple as that you can imagine’.

Even supposing Piekarski didn’t point out a tentative date of free up for the customized watch face API, he knowledgeable it’s ‘coming quickly’. The adjustments is not going to be prepared until Google migrates Android wear to Android L, which is slated to unlock later this yr. Google had unveiled its bold Android enlargement in June at Keynote I/O.

Piekarski additionally stated that “As we work on finalizing the API, we might recommend now not posting your [developers] apps publicly to Google Play until there is a secure, published API (we’d suggest the usage of Alpha or Beta channels, to be had through the Play Developer Console, within the interim).”


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