By integrating your Android apps with the Google Play Services, you can access Google services, such as Maps, Drive, and Google+. Once you have your apps set up to use these services, accessing them is typically straightforward. The setup process does require a few steps, but you only need to carry them out once. In this tutorial we will go through the process of integrating Google Play Services with Android apps.
IntroductionThroughout the tutorial, we will outline what you need to do to integrate apps with Play Services in both Eclipse and Android Studio. You will need access to the Google Developer Console and to the Keytool utility.Once you are set up with Play Services, the development process itself will be determined by what you want your apps to do. The the setup procedure, however, remains the same. By using the client library
to access platform services, your apps will benefit from automatic updates through the Play Store.