Stream Announces a Native Android SDK, Brings Stream Chat Out of Beta

Stream, a provider offering a streaming API Platform has announced the addition of the native Android SDK for both Java and Kotlin. The SDK allows developers to add scalable feeds, activity streams, and chat functionality to their applications.

The release of the Android SDK follows the release of the iOS/Swift SDK in July. To accompany the release, Stream has provided an in-depth tutorial that helps developers get started building chat or messaging functionality for their Android apps. Stream now offers support for most major languages.

Stream also announced that its platform is officially out of public beta. "We're very excited to pull the beta tag off Stream Chat," said Thierry Schellenbach, CEO of Stream. "We've been working very hard to make reusable Front-end components as we know that time to market is more crucial than ever. Development teams are constantly working with incredibly tight timelines and there are never enough front end developers to get all the work done."

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