Η Google announced the new one Android 11 Developer Preview 3 update for users pixel. This is a follow up of the second Developer Preview 2, released in March. Is adressed to developers who want to use and try them applications running the new operating system system. The new update brings a lot of changes to the operating system and predisposes us to what will follow.
New features and changes in Android 11 Developer Preview 3 for Pixel users:
Updates on the reasons for stopping an application: The applications they can stop working for a variety of reasons. There may be an error, crashing, the user doing something, etc. Android 11 Developer Preview 3 has a new feature, the exit reasons API, που allows them developers to see and understand why the application was terminated and what was its status at the time.
GWP-ASan heap resolution: Android 11 uses a variety of tools to enhance critical elements security on the platform and applications. For example, it is added GWP-ASan which helps developers to find and fix issues security in the memory. GWP-ASan is one tool που detects memory errors that may have a small or large impact on performance. GWP-Asan is enabled by default in platform binaries and system applications and now you can enable it for your applications as well. It is a very useful tool. See details here.
ADB Incremental: Installing very large APKs with ADB (Andride Debug Bridge) during programming can be slow and affect your productivity (especially the productivity of developers working on Andride Games). With the ADB Incremental on Android 11, the installation of large APKs (2 GB +) by him computer on Android 11 device it is up to 10 times faster. To use this new tool, you need it new APK v4 signature format in APK your. Next, you need to install your APK with the updated ADB tool located on the Android 11 Preview SDK.
In Android 11 Developer Preview 3, ADB Incremental only works with Appliances Pixel 4 / 4XL. All new devices running Android 11 will include this change and will support ADB Incremental. Learn more here.
Wireless Debugging: In Android 11, the error detection experience has been completely upgraded, using it ADB via Wi-Fi connection. The ability to wirelessly detect errors in Android 11 can help you be more productive.
In contrast to the existing TCP / IP error detection process, Wireless Debugging on Android 11 does not require a cable and can use the full speed of the latest WiFi standards. In Andride 11 Developer Preview 3, Wireless Debugging is done through pairing code. In the future version of Android Studio, wireless detection can also be done by scanning a QR code. For details, click here.
Data access control: Accessing data control allows you to organize your application for to better understand how it is acquired access in user data. For example, it may help you to find some private access data in your own code or in any SDK you use. Test access to data in your applications. More details here.
The new Android 11 Developer Preview 3 update may have some stability, battery or performance issues on supported devices and some applications may not work properly.
Android 11 Developer Preview have not been approved by Compatibility Test Suite (CTS), but have passed the preliminary tests.
Google has revealed that it will be released the Beta updates in May 2020. For now, Pixel users can do it download Android 11 Developer Preview 3 on Pixel 2/2 XL, Pixel 3/3 XL, Pixel 3a / 3a XL or Pixel 4/4 XL from edώ.