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Design before you develop

Understand our design principles and patterns before you write a line of code. When you start coding, follow Glass patterns and style, when appropriate, to give users a consistent user experience.
These principles describe the core of a great Glass experience, so apply them when designing and building.
We've come up with a few patterns that work well on Glass. Use them to create consistent experiences.
Use the provided UI guidelines and templates to help you design and build Glassware correctly.
Collaboratively design in our web-based tool to visualize your Glassware flow and get early design feedback from the review team.

Develop with Android-based APIs

The Glass development platform lets you write Android code that runs directly on Glass.
Learn how to build some design patterns with end-to-end guides.
See all of the GDK features in the API reference docs.
Get working Glassware and code snippets from the guides and samples.
Get the right tools and resources you need to build Glassware.

Distribute to Glass users

Before you share your Glassware APKs, make sure you follow these best practices and guidelines.
Make sure you follow our best practices to ensure your Glassware runs smoothly.
The guidelines describe some of the criteria to ensure the best user experience.
Share your ideas with the rest of the Glass development community.
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