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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.

Nov 4, 2015

Richard, Chet, Ben, and not Tor in the spacious London studio
In this Tor-less episode, Chet talks with Ben Murdoch and Richard Coles from the Android WebView team. We talk about WebView's ability to update outside of platform releases, the transition from the original WebView to the new Chromium WebView...

Oct 15, 2015

In this episode, we chat with George Mount and Yigit Boyar from the Android UI Toolkit team. Yigit and George worked on the new Data Binding feature announced at Google I/O and which is available in the preview release and in recent versions of Android Studio.

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Jun 6, 2015

This time, Tor and Chet are joined by Chiu-Ki Chan, an external developer and frequent presenter about Android developer. Hear us talk about custom views, watch faces, TextView, learning Chinese, libraries, and other random stuff.

Favorite quotes:
"To get room temperature water, mix cold water and hot water."
"Bust out...

Dec 10, 2014

Chet and Fake Tor* are joined in this podcast episode by Chris Banes, an engineer in the Android Developer Relations group. Chris works on the AppCompat library, and other elements of the Android support library such as the new Palette utility, and talks about those things. And other things.

Oh, and we talk about...

Oct 8, 2014

Tor and Chet are joined in this podcast episode by Alan Viverette from the UI Toolkit team. Alan is passionate about accessibility. He also works on themes, attributes, styles, widgets and, well, lots of UI stuff. So we talk for a while, as we tend to do.

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