Internet search giant, Google, released the final SDK for the newest Android “Honeycomb” Operating System, for developers looking forward on creating apps. Google made the official release of the Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android 3.0, offering several new features that developers can incorporate into their mobile apps with access on publishing them directly to Google’s Android Market.
Google Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” Operating System is the first Android OS designed specifically for the tablets and gadgets having a larger display than the smartphone. With the release, much of the functionality offered in the SDK can help developers tap into the new user interface.
Developers now have the access to create widgets which appear on the home screen and take advantage of the OS’s look and feel. The final SDK offers several types of widgets which include, search boxes, calendar, pop-up menu, date/time picker, and a 3D stack.
Furthermore, developers can create different types of notification such as a title, large and small icons, and other functions which send updates to users. Devs can even roll in a clipboard which would let users copy and paste content from one app to the other. Another feature, which lets developers add the drag-and drop functionality to help people manage files.