Google Developers Newsletter - July 2017

Google Developers
Edition #7 | July, 2017
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Google Developer Days Europe 2017
5-6 September | Krakow, Poland

GDD are global events showcasing the latest developer products and platforms from Google to help you quickly develop high quality apps, grow & retain an active user base, and tap into tools to earn more.

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Polymer Summit 2017
22-23 August | Copenhagen, Denmark

Attend the 2017 Summit to connect with Polymer & Google engineers during 2 full days of talks and workshops all about building beautiful, fast mobile web apps using Polymer.

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Featured Videos

Android Vitals in the Google Play Console
A11ycasts with Rob Dodson
Firebase Phone Auth for Web Applications

Android

  • Did you know that half of the 1-star app reviews on Google Play mention app stability? The Android vitals dashboard in the Google Play Console shows app performance metrics so you can identify and fix app behaviors that directly affect the user experience like latency and excessive battery consumption.
  • Android O’s 2,000+ emoji got redesigned, making them more expressive and consistent across platforms. Say goodbye to the blobs!
  • Read the new developer stories on the Vimeo and Jet Android Instant Apps.
  • Submit your game by August 6, 2017 for a chance to demo it with hundreds of consumers and compete to be one of three overall winners at this year's San Francisco Indie Games Festival on September 23.
  • Get the updated Playbook app for Developers and/or follow the new @GooglePlayDev Twitter handle to learn about the latest Android features, best practices, and strategies to succeed on Google Play.

Firebase

Web

Misc

  • Sign up to get updates about the Google Developer Days India event, happening in December 2017.
  • Apply for the new Google Developers Launchpad Studio, a global startup initiative tailored specifically for AI & Machine Learning focused startups that offers 3-6 months of services from Google professionals and leading AI experts.
  • The Google Design website has a fresh new look with new features like story collections and a visual refresh that makes it easier to browse right from the homepage. The site used Material Components, to build everything from the layout grid to the color ripple in our tab bar.
  • Join the Early Adopter Program for Gallery, a tool that makes it easy to manage design iterations and get feedback, in a shared, central place.
 
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