OpenGL ES Graphics Diagnostics
The graphics diagnostics user guide has been converted to an OpenGL ES testing section of the site for easy access to information for building test programs, running the tests, using special test groups, and more.
Devices Diagrams and Other Figures
Diagrams and other figures within Devices have been redesigned to become more clear and adhere to Android’s material design theme.
sync conflicts section of Submitting Patches has been updated to
replace an outdated
git rebase command with:
Lollipop API level, Build Tag
Google Mobile Services Inquiry Form
Prospective Google Mobile Services (GMS) partners now have an online inquiry form to request a GMS license.
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