Google I/O 2014 has come and gone by now , but that doesn’t mean great stuff from the conference isn’t gonna come out . The companion app which is used by hundreds and thousands of attendees , followers and fans have just gone open sourced!! The basic reason for releasing the source code is to set an example of best practices for Android developers, providing fully functioning implementations of the latest design principles, UI controls, networking code, and more.
It has become somewhat a tradition to release the source code of I/O scheduler app although it’s the third time they had done it . Although it appears ultimately descriptive , it is most frequently used as a creative way to work with sensors and and OS features . This time around the app is featuring extensive cloud syncing through Google Drive and Cloud Messaging (GCM), preview APIs from Android L, and even an Android Wear companion app.
The I/O app basically serves as the platform to lead the developers in a particular design language . This year, Google is promoting the brand new Material design language, featuring bolder colors, fewer lines, smoother transitions, and subtle layers of depth.
If you are a developer , then , you can check original announcement here .This release is a fantastic example of a well-built and fully functional Android app, and many developers should find it useful in preparing for the major update coming later this year. The news of ” Source Code Released For Google I/O App” will prove to be a blessing in disguise for App Developers .Good work Google!!