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Welcome to Android Developers Backstage, a podcast by and for Android developers. Hosted by developers from the Android platform team, this show covers topics of interest to Android programmers, with in-depth discussions and interviews with engineers on the Android team at Google.

Apr 30, 2020

Chet, Romain, Jorim, Adrian and Taran. Oh and Tor hiding the upper  right.
In this episode, Tor, Chet and Romain are joined by Jorim, Adrian and Taran from the Window Manager team. We discussed newly announced capabilities of the IME (Input Method Editor) in Android  11. These new APIs allow applications...

Apr 22, 2020

Chet, Qasid, Romain, Sally, Tor, and a very mysterious
guest in a very dark room in the lower-right.
In this episode, Romain, Chet and Tor talked (remotely!) with Sally Yuen and Qasid Sadiq from the Accessibility team. We discussed the kinds of tools and facilities that their team provides, and...

Apr 16, 2020

Tor, Chet, and Romain, remembering the way things used
to be, back when there was a recording studio instead of
at home.
In this episode, Romain, Chet and Tor chat with zero guests about the current work-from-home reality, and about adjustments we've all made as we change the way we work.


Apr 9, 2020

Tor, Don, Chet, and Phil, on a video conference on Tor's
machine. VCs are critical to mitigating (but not actually
solving) latency issues with remote podcasts.
In this first ever full-remote episode, Tor and Chet discuss audio programming with Don Turner from the Android DevRel team, and Phil Burk from the...