Android Open Source Project

Develop applications

If you are interested in developing applications for Android, visit the Android application developer site.

About Android

For general information, visit


Android is the first free, open source, and fully customizable mobile platform. Android offers a full stack: an operating system, middleware, and key mobile applications. It also contains a rich set of APIs that allows third-party developers to develop great applications.

To get started with the source code, see Get source.

If you are an application developer, visit the Android SDK site.


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Introduction to the Android Open Source Project

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