Newsletter - October 2023

Newsletter - October 2023
October 2023
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DevFest 2023 is here
Get ready for DevFest, the world’s largest distributed technology conference! This year, local events will run from October 1–December 31. Hosted by Google Developer Groups (GDGs) around the world, the event format is focused on in-person tech conferences designed specifically for local developer communities. RSVP to an event near you.
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Catch up on developer news on TL;DR
Connect Google Services to Bard, Flutter’s Consulting Directory, and more developer news.
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Celebrating 25 years of Google Search
From “how to center a div” to “generative AI,” explore the queries developers searched for.
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Tune in to #TheAndroidShow
Watch to learn about the latest announcements and updates for your favorite Android tools and APIs on October 19.
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Product updates and developer solutions
Now generally available: Android 14 to roll out to popular devices by end of year
This includes custom lock screen shortcuts, CredentialManager with Passkey support, Ultra HDR photos, HealthConnect for user-controlled health data sharing, and more. Make sure your app is compatible.
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Studio Bot is now in 160+ international markets
The AI-powered coding assistant can accelerate your ability to build high-quality Android apps faster by generating code, answering questions, and more – all within Android Studio.
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Go behind the scenes of SPACE INVADERS: World Defense
SPACE INVADERS is a first-of-its-kind, immersive AR game that uses the latest ARCore technology. Explore how it works in this post.
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Announcing the Federated Credential Management Beta for Google Identity Services
Join the Beta to ensure a seamless user experience after cookie deprecation in Chrome.
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Improve user safety for new Chrome and Android apps
Custom URI schemes are known to be vulnerable to app impersonation attacks. To protect our users against this risk, we will restrict the use of custom scheme methods.
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Build a more sustainable future with new Environment APIs
Explore Google Maps Platform APIs for solar, air quality, and pollen that were announced at Google Cloud Next.
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Learn how Terra increased ads spend by improving Core Web Vital metrics
Prefetching helped increase their click-through rate by 30% and speed up Largest Contentful Paint.
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Go from idea to app with no coding using AppSheet
Catch up on this helpful session from Google Cloud Next to learn how to build intelligent business apps that transform how you operate – all with no code.
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Get policy updates in Notes From Google Play
Catch up on the latest to help you navigate privacy and security on Play to build trust with your users.
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Codelabs and pathways
Fix a single-page app for Google Search
In this codelab, you'll fix a single-page app's SEO issues.
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Add recommendations to your app with TensorFlow Lite and Firebase
Learn how to create a content recommendation engine for your Android app.
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Create a generative chat app with Vertex AI Conversation
Create, configure, and deploy a chat app to answer customer questions about products in the Google Store.
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Your first program in Kotlin
Learn how to create and modify simple programs in Kotlin.
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Developer community and BIPOC updates
Apply to the Indie Games Accelerator
Get mentorship and education to power your game's growth. Join the 10-week accelerator from Google Play for high potential indie game studios.
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Announcing the Immersive Geospatial Challenge
Join a hackathon to develop a location-based AR experience with Geospatial Creator or a virtual, immersive experience with Photorealistic 3D Tiles. Apply until November 20 for a chance to win cash prizes.
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Save the date for Firebase Demo Day 2023
Take a peek at the exciting future of Firebase on November 8. Learn how to solve development challenges like building and running full stack, AI-powered apps with the best of Google.
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Explore developer thoughts on performance, Core Web Vitals, and more
Global Hispanic and Latinx developers share how they use Google tools on the web and beyond.
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Meet the fourth Google for Startups Accelerator: Black Founders cohort
From healthcare to medicine, energy, finance and empowering the creator economy, these startups leverage AI and ML technology to bring solutions to pressing problems.
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Join the Google Workspace Developer Summit
Build solutions for Google Workspace. Join a one-day, hands-on learning event in Singapore, Bangalore, Amsterdam, or Zurich in October and November.
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STEM training for the next generation of Latinas in tech
With a grant from Google, TECHNOLOchicas is expanding from Mexico to the United States.
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Catch up on the Google Developer Experts Summit Europe 2023
Experts share a range of skills and passions that span across Google technologies like Android, Cloud, and machine learning at a community summit in Berlin.
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