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Google Developer Summit: Android Input on Desktop: How to Delight Your Users (Presented by Google)

Shenshen Cui  (Staff Developer Relations Engineer, Google)

Patrick Martin  (Developer Relations Engineer, Google)

Location: Room 2024, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 19

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Indie Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsor Developer Summit

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Google LLC

This session will discuss a high level overview of best practices for handling input in mobile vs PC games, including technical details on how to implement these best practices in Android for phones, tablets, PCs, and Chromebooks to help developers give their players a first class gaming experience.


Attendees will get a better understanding of how Android handles keyboard, mouse & controller input across different form factors. Attendees will also learn best practices on how to design a proper input solution for both touch input and hardware input.

Intended Audience

Game developers and designers that are interested in optimizing game input for different screen surfaces.

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