Sites like StackOverflow, Arqade and more are all valuable resources for the community. They’re a community of experts, professionals and noobs alike all helping each other by answering questions that they can’t easily find the answer to. StackOverflow has especially been very key for developers on the Android front, with many folks turning to that particular community for help with uncommon tricks of the trade that aren’t heavily documented.
That’s why we were excited to see that an official Stack Exchange app for Android has finally been made. The folks at Stack Exchange said it would have been too much work and far too cumbersome to create and maintain apps for each of their communities, so they wanted to take extra care to make a one-size-fits-all app that could be used to access all of their communities from once central location.
Just as you’d expect from a technical-focused community such as Stack Exchange, their Android app has been designed with all of the latest Android design guidelines in mind. This version 1.0 release already feels right at home, and it’s only going to get better from here on out. Unfortunately that does mean that this app is limited to folks on Android 4.0 and higher, though we’d urge people who are still on Android 2.x to get with the times and upgrade to a phone that can take advantage of these modern apps.
Stack Exchange is sitting in the Google Play Store as a free download, so get over there and dive into the most fluid mobile portal we’ve ever seen for one of the best communities out there.