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Kotlin 1.3 Introduces Stable Coroutines, Contracts, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Oct 05, 2018

At KotlinConf 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, JetBrains announced Kotlin 1.3 RC, introducing new language features such as stable coroutines, contracts, inline classes, and more. At KotlinConf, Google and JetBrains also announced their joint effort to establish the Kotlin Foundation.

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Google Announces Task Queue Service Cloud Tasks

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 03, 2018

Google has announced Cloud Tasks, a task queue service for Google Cloud Platform’s App Engine service. Cloud Tasks enables asynchronous execution of tasks from applications, decoupling services and supporting the implementation of long-running and background activities.

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Tink is Google Cryptographic Library for the Cloud, Android, and iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 07, 2018

Tink is a multi-language, cross-platform cryptographic library developed by a group of cryptographers and security engineers at Google to help developers implement cryptography correctly without being cryptographic experts. Under development for the last two years, version 1.2 adds support for Cloud, Android, and iOS platforms, and C++ and Objective-C.

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Go 2 Gets off the Blocks: Feedback Requested on New Package Management, Error Handling, and Generics

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 04, 2018

At Gophercon 2018, Russ Cox explained what will go into Go 2, including error handling and generics, and gave a preview of what the current proposals for the new features look like.

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Google Releases App Engine Second Generation Runtime Supporting Python 3.7 and PHP 7.2 Support

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 31, 2018

Google Cloud recently announced the release of its Second Generation App Engine standard runtimes, an upgrade to the web framework and cloud computing platform for building apps. This update allows users to run their web apps with up-to-date versions of popular languages, frameworks and libraries, including the Python 3.7 and PHP 7.2 libraries.

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The Machine Learning Behind Android Pie Smart Linkify API

by Alex Giamas Follow 10 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

Last week, Google announced Android 9, codenamed Pie. Android is launching a set of new features, powered by Artificial Intelligence. One of the most important new AI powered features is Android Smart Linkify. This article explores the architecture behind the dual in-device Neural Network powering content understanding in context to generate smart links on any text showing up on an Android phone.

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Google Cloud Platform Release Edge TPU and Cloud IoT Edge

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 30, 2018

Google announced it would bring two new products to their cloud platform to aid customers in developing and deploying their devices. These products are the Edge TPU, a new hardware chip, and Cloud IoT Edge, an expansion of the Google Cloud AI capability for gateways as well as connected devices.

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Google Cirq: a Python Open Source Library for Quantum Computing

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jul 29, 2018

Cirq aims to make it easier to write, manipulate, and optimize quantum algorithms for noisy intermediate scale quantum (NISQ) computers. Cirq also enables the execution of those programs on a local simulator and is designed to support future quantum hardware and quantum cloud processors.

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Continuous Integration for Google Play Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

At the last Google I/O conference, Google introduced version 3 of its Google Play Publishing API, which enables developers to publish their apps to Google Play from their continuous integration workflows.

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Android P Will Expand its Use of Compiler-Based Security Mitigations

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jul 02, 2018

The upcoming Android P, which was recently released in beta, will use more compiler-based security mitigations, writes Google engineer Ivan Lozano, including control flow integrity and integer overflow sanitization.

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Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10 Is Generally Available and Enterprise Ready

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Jun 01, 2018

Google has announced the general availability of the 1.10 version of their kubernetes engine. Furthermore, in parallel of the 1.10 release, Google will release several new features to support enterprise use cases with the engine like the Shared Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Regional Persistent Disks and Regional Clusters, Node Auto-Repair and the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler.

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Android Jetpack Brings WorkManager, Navigation and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 41 Followers on  May 23, 2018

Android Jetpack brings new components, tools and architectural guidance to develop Android apps. The new components are WorkManager, Navigation, Paging, Slices and Android KTX.

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ARCore 1.2 Lets Users Share AR Worlds

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  May 21, 2018

At its recent I/O 2018 conference, Google announced version 1.2 of its augmented reality framework, ARCore, which brings collaborative AR experiences through Cloud Anchors, vertical plane detection, and SceneForms, which makes it possible to create 3D apps without using OpenGL.

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Google App Engine to Support Node.js 8.x Using the Recently Open Source gVisor Sandbox

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on  May 10, 2018

Google App Engine (GAE), Google's PaaS offering, is now offering a preview of support for the Node.js 8.x runtime within the standard environment, with a full release promised soon.

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Google Overhauls the Android Support Library into AndroidX

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  May 10, 2018

The new Android extension library (AndroidX) is a replacement for the seven-year old Support library, aiming to streamline things and provide a solid foundation for the further evolution of the library.

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