Google Developers Newsletter - May 2019

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Google I/O 2019

Google I/O 2019

Missed I/O 2019 or want to see some of your favorite sessions again? We’ve got you covered. Check out all sessions & a few highlights from IO19 at Shoreline.

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What's new in Flutter 2019
Developer spotlight: Concepts & BandLab

Android / Google Play

  • Read the wrap-up developer keynotes from Google I/O for Android Q updates including Kotlin-first development for Android, new features in Jetpack like CameraX, and a reactive UI toolkit.
  • Discover the latest updates from Google Play to help you develop, release, and grow your business.
  • Meet the winners of Flutter Create: an inaugural challenge for developers to build something great using 5KB or less of Dart code.
  • Explore a range of popular commands that help build polished Actions on Google Assistant using the Sample Actions page.
  • Host or attend a Kotlin/Everywhere event near you; a global series of community-led events - supported by Google and JetBrains - where you can learn more about Kotlin. 
  • Check out four new features added to ML Kit that will help bring Machine Learning to your apps.
  • 2019 Google Play Award Winners have been announced. Developers continue to set the bar for quality apps and games. See who rose to the top in all nine categories. 
  • Indie Games Showcase finalists are announced. Congratulations to the developers who will showcase their games at the final events in London, Seoul, and Tokyo in June.

Firebase / Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Stadia GDC Content is now available; check it out and sign up at
  • Take advantage of the GCP 30 days free self paced training labs, ML to G Suite administration, and API solutions.
  • New machine learning capabilities Firebase Performance Monitoring for web apps showcased at Google I/O! Take a look at everything else that’s new from Firebase.


  • See Dart’s updated website at
  • Chrome OS developer toolbox has practical tips for developing, such as how to enable Linux dev environment, install Android Studio, and more.
  • Learn about new features that make Flutter a great way to build Chrome OS apps and Chrome OS a great developer platform to build Flutter apps.
  • Watch the video to learn how AMP can be used as your web main framework.


  • Join a developer community near you for in-person meetups and learning with Google Developer Groups. With over 500 groups in 135 countries, GDGs are led by local developers with various backgrounds around the world.
  • AMP Conf 2019 in Tokyo brought together 500 web developers in person and 5K+ globally on live stream, to celebrate the open source community and share the latest product announcements.
  • University Students - Apply to be a Developer Student Club Lead! Through in-person meetups, university students are empowered to learn together and use technology to solve real life problems with local businesses and start-ups. Apply by June 15.
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