The Google Play Game Services Java Library allows developers to easily integrate the Google Play Game Services API into their Java applications. Developers can add the library to their Maven or Gradle projects using the code provided, or they can download the necessary jars as a zip file.
Flat maps have a hard time communicating elevation changes, but now you can access the data to visualize as you want. Google Maps added two elevation services, bringing you the meters above sea level for any point on earth.
In recent months, Facebook has been working on finding new and improved ways of increasing user discovery and engagement with games built on the Facebook Graph API. Facebook has recently added games stories in the news feed that show users the games their friends are playing the most, as well as a games timeline unit and a games-only activity feed on the home page.
Android 8 Oreo has hardly had a chance to gain a toehold in the market and yet Google has already brought forth an API-laden developer preview of Android 8.1. Android 8.1 looks to be a more developer-focused release with fewer user-facing features and more under the hood for app writers.