Google’s Android development team declared Wednesday evening that the full software development kit for Android 4.1 (a.k.a. “Jelly Bean”) is now in the market and gives some suggestions and tricks for working with the new software, to boot.
Android engineer Nick Butcher states in an official blog post that developers should visualize the new features available in the SDK and make sure their applications are forming the best of what “Jelly Bean” has to offer.
In the post, Butcher offered something for scaling and customization of apps working in Android 4.1, which assists avoid the problem of programs created for phone-sized screens coming strange or incomplete on a tablet display.
He also forced developers not to impose too many characteristic requirements on their apps. For example, because of Nexus 7′s lack of a standard rear-mounted camera, apps need the Android.hardware.camera feature will not be made available to the users of tablets.
Developers are also motivated to experiment with the latest SDK features in Android 4.1, including richer notification information, hardware-accelerated rendering (Google’s Project Butter) and the action bar.