Posted by Eric Bahna, Product Supervisor
In December, we opened the Google Play Store for publishing new Android Auto apps to closed testing. At the moment, you possibly can attain extra drivers by publishing navigation, parking, and charging apps to open testing tracks within the Google Play Retailer. With open testing, there’s no restrict to the variety of customers who can obtain your app and also you don’t have to handle lists of e-mail addresses. This is a vital milestone that will get us nearer to creating these apps accessible to all customers in manufacturing. Get began with the Android for Cars App Library and select an open testing observe within the Play Console.
TomTom AmiGO, considered one of our early entry companions
To offer you a peek at what’s forward, we’re engaged on including the library to Android Jetpack! This will provide you with extra consistency with different Jetpack APIs and visibility into new options. When the Jetpack library is prepared, migrating your app from the present library will likely be simple – change the namespace and tweak some API calls. After we stabilize the library in Jetpack, we’ll put together the Google Play Retailer to publish these new apps to manufacturing tracks.
You may get began right now – you don’t want to attend for the Jetpack library.
- Design your app’s expertise utilizing our developer guide and app quality guidelines.
- Develop utilizing today’s beta library so you will get consumer suggestions from now.
- Check utilizing the desktop head unit.
- Publish to the Google Play Retailer, now as much as open testing tracks.
We’re excited to see what you’ve constructed and take it for a spin!