MAD Expertise — Develop into an Android App Bundle skilled

Posted by Ben Weiss, Developer Relations Engineer

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The Android App Bundle collection of Trendy Android Improvement has simply concluded. We completed off with a dwell Q&A session. I used to be joined by Chet Haase, Wojtek Kaliciński, and Iuuri Makhno to go over bundles of questions from the #AskAndroid hashtag on Twitter in addition to from the chat throughout the dwell stream.

However let’s rewind for a second and take it from the highest.

Introduction to Android App Bundles

Within the inaugural episode Wojtek units the tone for this collection by speaking about why app bundles matter to you and your app.

The whole lot to learn about Play App Signing

On this episode you learn to decide into Play App Signing by becoming a member of Wojtek on a journey via the Play Console. After watching this video you’ll have discovered what choices are obtainable to you when opting into Play App Signing.

Alongside this video we advocate looking on the FAQ about Play App Signing, the app signing Android docs and the Play Console’s Play App Signing help page.

Constructing your first app bundle

Now it’s time to learn to construct and add your first Android App Bundle.

On this episode, I take you thru the method of constructing a bundle utilizing Android Studio and the command line interface.

As a substitute, you possibly can learn the write up of this episode.

Accompanying this episode, check out the app bundles documentation.

Configuring your app for Play Function Supply

Right here you’ll study supply choices. From set up time, to conditional supply to on demand supply. I cowl all of it. And we’ll take an tour via the sample on GitHub.

This episode additionally is out there as an article for you to read. Moreover, the PlayCore guide is a helpful useful resource.

Testing app bundles with bundletool and the Play Console

Have you ever questioned about how one can take a look at your app bundle? No extra questioning. Wojtek takes you thru testing your app bundle regionally and with the Play Console.

You may learn up on this episode’s content material within the accompanying article and the information to testing your Android App Bundle.

Moreover we’ve steering on developer tools on the Play Console and the Play Console assist web page for internal app sharing obtainable for you.

And, if you wish to obtain bundletool, here is where to find it.

Huge financial savings with Android App Bundles

Android GDE Angélica Oliveira tells us in regards to the course of and the spectacular measurement financial savings her firm noticed when switching over to Android App Bundles.

Stay Q&A session

We requested in your questions on Twitter. You replied, utilizing the #AskAndroid hashtag.

And also you continued asking questions throughout the dwell Q&A session.

Chet then received Wojtek, Iurii and myself in entrance of the digicam for a dwell Q&A to reply your questions.

Reminder: App bundles will probably be obligatory for brand new apps from August 2021

Read more about the 2021 API level bump and app bundle requirement

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