How Huawei's HMS Core Helps Developers

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By XDARoni, XDA Community Manager on 24th April 2020, 01:20 AM
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Huawei has launched HMS Core Services 4.0 which promises to bring efficient application development, rapid growth, and flexible monetization. Let's take a close look at HMS core services and see how they help developers.

HMS Core Services 4.0 includes the following features:

Some of these services may seem familiar to you, as a number of them date back many years. Features like Account Kit have had time to mature and be polished with many updates. Other services like Location Kit and Analytics Kit and newer and have only been around since late 2019. The latest release of 4.0 includes ML Kit, Awareness Kit, Scan Kit, Nearby Service, as well as all the features shown in the graphic above. Huawei still plans on adding many more features in future updates.

So why would a developer want to choose HMS over GMS? HMS Core's service scope already encompasses most of the services in GMS Core. Huawei has also been a little bolder in exploring new terrain where GMS hasn't bothered to venture. For instance, with HUAWEI ML Kit, HMS Core is a step ahead of GMS Core in providing machine learning capabilities. Although Google has cutting-edge artificial intelligence capabilities, it has not yet added machine learning to GMS Core.

These are some of the ways that HMS 4.0 is helping developers, and offering an alternative solution to GSM.

Read More: HMS Core on Android is Huawei’s alternative to Google Play Services

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