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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.

Mar 24, 2021

Chet and Romain host Chris Lacy, a long time independent Android developer. In this episode, Chris explains how he decides what apps to build, how he used various platform APIs to create innovative applications like LinkBubble, and what challenges he faces.

Top row: Chet, Chris Bottom row: RomainChet, Chris and Romain

Chris's apps include:
SwirlWalls, a live wallpaper
ActionLauncher, a replacement launcher

By the way, Chris is looking to hire an Android developer. If interested, you can reach him at

Chris: @chrismlacy
Chet: @chethaase
Romain: @romainguy
Tor: @tornorbye