If you aren’t handling config changes in your app and you plan on targeting Android N, you may be in for a rude awakening. Unlike most features released Multi-Window happens to be opt out only. What this means for you and your users is a whole new way to experience your app. Let’s talk about how to manage upgrading your app and how multi-window affects your design and some possible strategies to make this the best experience for your users.
Elliott Chenger is a Senior Engineer on the Connected Products team at Under Armour Connected Fitness. Since 2010 he has collaborated on Android apps ranging from digital streaming and personal insurance to personal fitness. He has also developed applications for both Android Wear and Google Glass. Passionate about his field, Elliott blogs every so often on his website, omitneedlesscode.com, and loves talking about all things Android.