Learn Android App Development with Android 7 Nougat by building real apps including Uber, Whatsapp and Instagram!
As of early 2016, there are well over a billion people actively using Android, a Unix-like mobile operating system that runs on phones, tablets, smart TVs, smart watches, and a slew of other devices. Although developed and maintained by Google, it's free and open source software that can be used and customized by anybody. As a result, Android devices are manufactured by several major device manufactures, like Samsung, LG, Sony, and HTC.
One of the primary factors that drives Android's success is Google Play, an Android app distribution platform users can use to download and install apps on their devices. With over a million apps and billions of downloads, Google Play is larger and sees more traffic than similar platforms for iOS and Windows 10.