Newsletter - December 2018

Google Developers
December, 2018

Google Cloud Next ‘19

Join developers, data scientists, architects, and systems engineers for three days of keynotes, sessions, hands-on learning, and community building.

Register by December 31 to get $100 off using the code SFGRNDEV .

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Android / Google Play

  • Actions for the Google Assistant can help you engage and delight a new audience. The smart speaker and android phone user base is growing quickly; reach these Google Assistant users by building interactions.
  • Actions on Google now supports transactions in 20+ countries. Your Action can help Google Assistant users purchase goods and services from your business—for example, allowing users to order a physical package or buy a digital subscription for premium content. Learn more here .
  • Watch sessions from the recent Indie Developer Day with Google . Unity and other developers share ways to help grow your games business.
  • Flutter 1.0 is live! Read about what's included in this launch here .

Firebase / Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • It’s been a big year for Firebase, from launches like ML Kit and In-App Messaging, to improvements that make the platform work better for sophisticated enterprises, like more REST APIs and enterprise-grade support. Check out the year-in-review recap .


  • TensorFlow is preparing for the release of version 2.0 . Read more about the direction TensorFlow’s high-level APIs are heading, and get answers to some frequently asked questions.
  • The first community-inspired global online developer conference—DevFest OnAir—took place on December 11th and 12th. Couldn’t attend? Don’t worry! All content, including sessions on GCP, Machine Learning, Android, Kotlin, Actions on Google, Web & more, is available on-demand. Click here to watch .
  • Apply now to Launchpad Accelerator, a three month program that matches top startups with the best of Google— i ts people, network, and advanced technologies.

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