Surface Duo Blog

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 ...

Dual-screen reference app

Hello Android developers! We’re excited to announce the release of our latest sample application, Dual Screen Experience Example, both as open-source code on GitHub and also available for download from Google Play. What is the sample about? The sample application provides developers and designers with the possibility to...

Get started with Jetpack Compose

Hello (future) Jetpack Compose developers! This week, we want to talk about how to get started on building applications with Jetpack Compose. A few of us on the Surface Duo Developer Experience team recently began learning Compose, so we’d like to share some advice and resources with you. To read more about the work we’ve...

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, ...

Unity and Jetpack Window Manager

Hello game developers! We’ve covered Jetpack Window Manager in the docs, and previously blogged about how to integrate the DisplayMask API into a Unity sample. In this post I’ll describe how to extend a Unity project to integrate native Android code and configuration to include the Jetpack Window Manager package and provide dual...