Digital payments platform
is in the process of fully migrating to a new user interface, the company said in a blog post shared on Friday.It is using Google’s own user interface toolkit Flutter which will allow it to deploy the updates simultaneously on iOS and Android from a single codebase.
Confirming the development on microblogging site Twitter, Caesar Sengupta, vice president, product management, Google wrote: “This will now unlock a bunch (of) more new features for our users.This is starting with the beta channel.
Elaborating on the need for the update, Google said in the blog post that it wanted to develop a “modern and engaging (development environment) with the flexibility needed to keep the UI clean.” It also wanted to write the code once and deploy it across both the iOS and Android platforms.
Now as the company rewrites the entire code for
, users will be treated with a new interface very soon.Singapore and Indian users can also beta test the product, Google wrote on Twitter.
allows the purchase of gold, offers loans from banks and other allied financial services too.It competes with the likes of Amazon Pay, Paytm, and PhonePe here.