YouTube Launches Android API, Letting Developers Natively Embed Videos With Captions, Ads, And Fullscreen Playback

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http://techcrunch.com – YouTube today has released its Android API, providing more native functionality for developers who wish to build video into their apps for Android phones and tablets. The API, which was announced at Google I/O in June, could pave the way for more interesting video-related apps that leverage YouTube videos. With the launch of the new Android API, developers will now be able to embed high-quality videos to their apps without having to leverage YouTube’s WebView implementation. For apps on Android, that means no more iframes. It also means that developers will have a much richer suite of av (IT news)