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An SDK that provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
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What is Android SDK?

Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment.
Android SDK is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Android SDK is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Android SDK's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Android SDK?

2103 companies reportedly use Android SDK in their tech stacks, including Google, Instacart, and Slack.

19153 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Android SDK.

Android SDK Integrations

Java, Android Studio, Flutter, Sentry, and Auth0 are some of the popular tools that integrate with Android SDK. Here's a list of all 47 tools that integrate with Android SDK.
Pros of Android SDK
Android development
Necessary for android
Android studio
Mobile framework
Backed by google
Eclipse + adt plugin
Powerful, simple, one stop environment
Decisions about Android SDK

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Android SDK in their tech stack.

Mike Endale
Shared insights
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We are building an offline-first Android SDK app. The solution we're working on runs on a mobile device in areas where internet connectivity is intermittent or does not exist. The applications needs to be able to collect data and when it reaches a home base or finds internet connectivity, we'll sync it with the host.

We've heard Realm and Pouchdb could be a good solution, but we are curious if anyone has any experience with either or have another path forward.

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Chinomnso Awazie
Fullstack Web Developer · | 5 upvotes · 22K views

I am a React developer who is bootstrapping a tech startup that will be heavy on multi-platform apps. I am torn between deciding what platform(s) to stick with for the company. I have read a lot about these frameworks/languages, and opinions seem to be on the extremes. Can people who currently work with Swift React Native or Android SDK (individually, or a combination of them) share their realtime perspectives and experiences working with them?

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Blog Posts

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Android SDK Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Android SDK?
Android Studio
Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. It provides new features and improvements over Eclipse ADT and will be the official Android IDE once it's ready.
Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile and desktop-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Use with Angular, React, Vue, or plain JavaScript.
React Native
React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about - learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native.
Flutter is a mobile app SDK to help developers and designers build modern mobile apps for iOS and Android.
Xamarin’s Mono-based products enable .NET developers to use their existing code, libraries and tools (including Visual Studio*), as well as skills in .NET and the C# programming language, to create mobile applications for the industry’s most widely-used mobile devices, including Android-based smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
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