All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google IO’

Google Schools You On Making Your Web Apps More Accessible

Google has posted numerous sessions from Google I/O on YouTube. This one looks specifically at making your web apps more accessible: The sessions starts with testing for accessibility, followed by advanced screen reader accessibility, then ChromeVox extensions, and APIs for low vision. The description explains, “This session will help you learn through code samples and real world examples how to …

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Google Wants You to Get in Touch with Your YouTube Community

Despite YouTube being the Mordor of online discourse, you may actually want to engage with that community from time to time. It’s not all bad, just 99.45% bad. If you actually feel daring enough to invite the YouTube community to your website, Googlers Eric Lundberg and Jeffery Posnick presented at Google I/O last Wednesday about an embeddable widget that will …

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Developers Get New Google Wallet Pricing

Google has made some changes to the Google Wallet for Digital Goods API (formerly known as the In-App Payments API): new pricing and subscriptions. “First, we’ve heard feedback from developers that 5% transaction fees are great for microtransactions but not as attractive for larger transactions with higher order value,” says Google Wallet product manager Pali Bhat. “To improve your experience …

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Developing For Chrome? You Don’t Want To Miss These Tips From Google

Google I/O took place last week, as you may know, but it sold out quickly, and many developers were unable to attend. That doesn’t mean you can’t learn a lot from the event, however. If you’re a Chrome developer, you may want to check out these Chrome sessions that you missed, as Google has uploaded them for your viewing pleasure. …

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These 5 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Google App Engine

Google has been posting all of its Google I/O sessions online for all to view. This should prove helpful if you did not attend, or if you did attend, and want to playback certain parts again. Either way, if App Engine is your thing, you should take note that these five videos are available to view. First, here is an …

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See How Google Maps Keeps the World from Being Crappier

The over-brains behind Google Maps regularly get together with non-profit organizations to make maps that help those groups further their mission and hopefully make the world a more convenient place to live. Just this year, Google Maps has partnered with various organizations to visualize information about a nature conservatory’s adopt-an-acre program, how to preserve natural habitats via street expansion, and, …

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Android Developers Should Check Out These 10 Videos

Google I/O may be over, but Google has left plenty of educational content from the event on the web for developers to learn from for the rest of eternity. Obviously, many of the sessions at Google I/O were specific to Android, so if you were unable to attend, you can find ten full-length Android sessions below for your viewing pleasure, …

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Google Maps API Luminaries Serve Some Golden Eggs of Developer Help

Since the Google Maps API became available for developers with a cartographical itch, digital cartographers have been putting their imaginations to impressive use with the designs they’ve come up with. One of the most prominent themes during the Google I/O conference last week was the sheer girth of new tools and features that were announced across the many, many Google …

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The Robotic Uprising Begins At Google I/O

On top of all the great new hardware and software that Google showed off at I/O, there was another trend taking off – robots. Surprisingly enough, it seems that Android is pretty good at powering robots. We already saw a few of these robots that were really good at dancing. There were more than dancing robots though at Google I/O. …

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Google Wants Project Glass To Have A Role In Your Baby’s Life

I think we can all agree that Google showed off the potential of Project Glass during Google I/O in an extreme way. Unfortunately, not everybody is a skydiving, extreme biking, rappelling sports star. What can Project Glass do for the less extreme person? Google has started a campaign to answer that very question. You may remember a decidedly-less extreme video …

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Google Launches New Google Wallet Cloud APIs: Here’s A Video

Google has been uploading lots of Google I/O session videos to YouTube. In one of those sessions (below), Google introduced new Google Wallet Cloud APIs. “There have been exciting developments in the world of Payments at Google as we move forward with our digital wallet, and we have new APIs to share with you,” the description explains. “Come and join …

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You’ve Read About Integrating Google+ Into Mobile Apps, Now Watch It

Google+ is embracing mobile in a big way. The social network wants to be like Facebook and spread itself across the entirety of the mobile Web, including apps. To do this, Google has introduced some new developer tools and APIs so developers can integrate Google+ into their apps. I realize that some developers are better at learning when the smooth …

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