Google Play Developer Console 'New" Now Available to All Developers to Try

Back in June, at the Google I/O, Google deomed Google Play Developer Console, "is now available to all developers as on October 15" and is designed to let you quickly locate the app data and business information you use every day and navigate around.The "Developer Console is how you put your app in front of […]

Back in June, at the Google I/O, Google deomed Google Play Developer Console, "is now available to all developers as on October 15" and is designed to let you quickly locate the app data and business information you use every day and navigate around.

The "Developer Console is how you put your app in front of hundreds of millions of Android users around the world, and track how your app is doing. It offers streamlined publishing flow, new language options, and new user ratings statistics," Google posted.

In addtion, you'll also be able to do track the success of your app over time. "You'll see new statistics about your user ratings: a graph showing changes over time, for both the all-time average user rating and new user ratings that come in on a certain day," Google said.

As with other statistics, "you'll also be able to break down the data by device, country, language, carrier, Android version, and app version. For example, after optimizing your app for tablets, you could track your ratings on popular tablets," Google explains.

Also, revamped and streamlined is the app publishing process -- "you can start with either an APK or an app name, and you can save before you have all of the information. You can also now see differences between the new and old versions of an app, making it easy to catch unintentional changes before you publish a new version to your users," Google explained.

It also offer a new app publishing flow and the ability to publish your app listing in 49 languages. "Once you've saved any change to your application in the new Developer Console, your users will have the option of viewing an automatic translation of your listing on the web today and soon on devices -- no additional action on your part is needed."

Further, Google says, that advanced features such as "multiple APK support, APK Expansion Files and announcements" are not yet supported in the new Google Play Developer Console. To use these features, you can click "Switch back" in the header at any time to return to the old version.

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