Guy Merin

Senior Director of Engineering, Surface Duo Developer Experience Team (DevX)

An #Android #Developer working on #SurfaceDuo and #DeveloperExperience at @Microsoft. Catch me on our #AndroidDevDay #GitHub #PNW trails or drinking #Coffee

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Google I/O 2022 recap

Hello Android developers, Another Google I/O has flown by, and we were excited to see sessions on foldable user experience design as well as developer-focused talks for updating existing apps to be more responsive and using Jetpack Compose. Here are our favorite sessions and announcements from the past few days: Flutter 3 announced...

Happy holidays

Hello Android developers! As the weather cools down (or heats up, depending on your hemisphere), it’s time to take a break and ease into the new year. If you’re using down time to learn a new skill or get some personal projects underway, we have plenty of content to keep you entertained! Here’s some suggestions for ...

Android Dev Summit recap

Hello Android developers! This week’s blog includes lots of news from Google's Android Dev Summit – especially for dual-screen, foldable, and large screen app developers. The Surface Duo Developer Experience team is here to help developers plan and adapt their Android apps for new form factors like Microsoft Surface Duo 2. Here ...

Develop for Surface Duo 2

Hello Android developers! At yesterday’s Microsoft event we introduced the new Microsoft Surface Duo 2. Today I’d like to invite developers to start building or enhancing apps for dual-screen devices like the Surface Duo, Surface Duo 2, and other foldables. Surface Duo 2 The new Surface Duo 2 includes 5G support, ...

Developing for Android on Windows

Hello Android developers! Today Microsoft announced the next version of Windows and a new Windows Store, and we’re excited to see how people take advantage of its new features. One thing that hasn’t changed is that Windows is still the best platform to design, build, test, and deploy Android apps. All tools welcome No ...

Surface Duo at Microsoft Build

Hello developers! Microsoft Build starts today with a keynote by Satya Nadella. The session catalog includes several Microsoft Surface sessions for developers looking to enhance their mobile applications for Surface Duo. Join the Surface Duo Developer Experience team in a mix of live and on-demand sessions that will help you build amazing ...

Hacky Holidays!

Hello developers, For many people around the world, this time of year is for celebration of holidays and enjoying long-standing traditions. Some folks use the time for hacking - to learn new skills or catch up on the latest technologies, and since 2020 marked the release of the Microsoft Surface Duo, we’d like to take this ...

Microsoft Surface Duo One Dev Question video series

Hello Android developers, Twice this year we’ve released a series of short videos answering questions about Microsoft Surface Duo development. In case you missed them, check out these videos and meet the Surface Duo Developer Experience team! Here are the most popular questions and answers we received: How do you get ...

Microsoft Surface Duo is released

Android Developers, it’s Microsoft Surface Duo release day! Today marks a very special day for us, it’s Surface Duo release day, and the device will be in customers hands starting today. We’re very excited to see all the apps you will build that utilize dual-screens and this new form factor, and our Surface Duo Developer Experience...

Microsoft Surface Duo is here

Hello Android developers, It’s here – the official product launch announcement If you’ve been waiting to get started with dual-screen app development, now is the time! Pre-order your Surface Duo today, download the emulator, and start developing with your favorite Android developer tools. All developers welcome! Your ...

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