Google Platform Overview (April 2014)

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Many new things are available with Google's APIs and services. These slides cover the main APIs: Android, Chrome, Cloud, YouTube, Maps, Google+ and wallet. There are many more APIs and services that you can leverage. Check them on: developers.google.com

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Google Platform Overview (April 2014)

  1. 1. Google APIs Update A whirlwind tour of what’s new and cool in the Google Developers world April 2014
  2. 2. Ido Green Developer Advocate, Google ● ido-green.appspot.com ● greenido.wordpress.com ● plus.google.com/+greenido
  3. 3. Integrate Google’s technologies into your apps
  4. 4. Android
  5. 5. 1billion total global activations 1.5 M daily global activations
  6. 6. 60 Partnerships OEMs 329 Available in Operators 190 Sold in Countries
  7. 7. ❖ 2GB RAM ❖ 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro ❖ Dual band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) ❖ Bluetooth 4.0 ❖ 4G LTE (single US model) ❖ HDMI Output ❖ NFC ❖ Wireless charging
  8. 8. Hebrew, Arabic RTL Bluetooth AVRCP Background Wi-Fi locationDial pad autocompleteAfricaans, Amharic, Hindi, Swahili and Zulu support Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Bluetooth SmartOpenGL ES 3.0 DRM APIsRestricted profilesEasier text inputFaster user- switching
  9. 9. Google Play game services Cloud save Achievements Leaderboards Multiplayer
  10. 10. 50B App downloads total 2.5B App downloads per month 2.5x ARPU yoy ARPU = Average Revenue Per User, Increase from 6/1/2012 to 5/1/2013
  11. 11. New User Interface Better Discoverability Clean UI showcasing more content Recommendations based on downloads, social, local Improved Purchase Flow
  12. 12. Google Play: a truly global distribution platform People from over 200 countries download apps on Google Play every day
  13. 13. In-App Revenue Growth 4/2013 7x 5/2012
  14. 14. 1.7x Purchase rate on tablets compared to phones 2.2x Purchase rate on recent platform versions (ICS+) compared to prior ones purchase rate = number of purchases / active device
  15. 15. Higher-rated apps monetize better 74x 1.8x 2.8x Revenue and app rating data from 2/1/2013 to 5/1/2013
  16. 16. Chrome / HTML5 The web rock!
  17. 17. CHROME Focus on speed, simplicity, and security, and bring it to mobile, desktop, Chromebook, Chromecast.
  18. 18. CHROME Chrome focus areas ● Mobile and Open Web Platform ● Chrome Apps ● Chrome DevTools ● Polymer ● Dart ● Performance
  19. 19. Mobile and Open Web Platform ● Parity with desktop ● Accelerate past desktop CHROME
  20. 20. CHROME Chrome Apps ● Build installed, native apps using web technologies
  21. 21. CHROME Chrome DevTools ● Quickly iterate styles, debug problems, investigate performance ● Evolving quickly, jump on Canary for latest
  22. 22. CHROME Polymer ● 43 elements and counting! ○ polymer-project.org ○ join @polymerproject ● Chromestatus.com - ya! It was built with Polymer! ● Give a try to our DevFest Polymer code lab (link)
  23. 23. Dart ● > 400 community packages in pub.dartlang.org ● Popular ports: Angular.dart, Polymer.dart ● dartlang.org CHROME
  24. 24. CHROME Performance ● 3 Pillars : Network, Compute, Render ● Start Here : #perfmatters on HTML5 Rocks ● Great #perfmatters community on G+ and Twitter
  25. 25. CHROME Education ● Focus on education continues: ○ Udacity ■ CS255 (HTML5 Game Development) ● Join 80,000+ students! ■ CS256 (Mobile Web Development) ● Preregistration open ○ Code School ■ Discover DevTools (Try it out!)
  26. 26. CHROME Chrome Web Lab ● Open Sourced: Web client, Web Server and Hardware ○ https://github.com/GoogleChrome/ChromeWebLab
  27. 27. Google Cloud Platform Performance, Scale, Value
  28. 28. For the past 14 years, Google has been building out the world’s fastest, most powerful, highest quality cloud infrastructure on the planet. Images by Connie Zhou
  29. 29. Cloud Platform is built on the same infrastructure that powers Google. Images by Connie Zhou
  30. 30. Google's Network Spans the Globe
  31. 31. BigQuery Compute Storage Cloud Storage App Services Compute Engine App Engine Queues Caching Cloud Endpoints Persistent Disk Cloud Datastore Cloud SQL Google Cloud Platform
  32. 32. What’s New with the Google Cloud Platform? ● Load Balancing for Google Compute Engine
  33. 33. What’s New with the Google Cloud Platform? ● Load Balancing for Google Compute Engine ● Improvements to the Google Cloud Datastore Cloud Datastore
  34. 34. What’s New with the Google Cloud Platform? ● Load Balancing for Google Compute Engine ● Improvements to the Google Cloud Datastore ● Improvements to the App Engine PHP runtime App Engine
  35. 35. What’s New with the Google Cloud Platform? ● Load Balancing for Google Compute Engine ● Improvements to the Google Cloud Datastore ● Improvements to the App Engine PHP runtime ● Encryption at rest for Cloud Storage objects
  36. 36. What’s New with the Google Cloud Platform? ● Load Balancing for Google Compute Engine ● Improvements to the Google Cloud Datastore ● Improvements to the App Engine PHP runtime ● Encryption at rest for Cloud Storage objects ● (preview) Dedicated memcache for App Engine App Engine cache
  37. 37. What’s New with the Google Cloud Platform? ● Load Balancing for Google Compute Engine ● Improvements to the Google Cloud Datastore ● Improvements to the App Engine PHP runtime ● Encryption at rest for Cloud Storage objects ● (preview) Dedicated memcache for App Engine ● (trusted tester) VM runtime for App Engine backends App Engine
  38. 38. Connect and Stay Informed Google Cloud Platform Web Site https://cloud.google.com Google Cloud Platform Blog https://googlecloudplatform.blogspot.com Google+ https://plus.google.com/+GoogleCloudPlatform Twitter https://twitter.com/GoogleCloud
  39. 39. Google+ Platform API
  40. 40. Social Features SIGN IN Make account creation easy Build on the trust that users have with Google PERSONALIZE Use profile info to make users feel “at home” in your app Use people info to make users feel like they’re “not alone” in your app SHARE Expose activities in your app to desired audience Don’t make your own social messaging platform
  41. 41. Google+ Sign-In ButtonSIGN IN
  42. 42. Make the user feel at homePERSONALIZE
  43. 43. Don’t make the user feel lonelyPERSONALIZE
  44. 44. Targeted sharingSHARE ➔ Involve close friends with targeted sharing ➔ Get friends to join from the stream using interactive posts
  45. 45. A Button for every social actionSHARE
  46. 46. Google+ API Google+ API (https://developers.google.com/+/) ● Sign In Button ● Profile and People information ● Interactive Posts ● OTA install on Android ● Seamless SSO (Single Sign-On) ● Moments (app activities) ● Domains API (for Google Apps for Enterprise domains)
  47. 47. Google Drive Drive Presentation Subtitle
  48. 48. "The best computer is the one you have with you when you want something done." Jakob Nielson Nielson Norman Group
  49. 49. Lucid Chart is the easiest way to draw flowcharts, mockups, UML, mind maps and more. Work together in real time with your team and clients. Drive users vs non-Drive users 3x documents created 40% more conversions 4x as much time in app 50% larger team size
  50. 50. Google Maps Three platforms, one map
  51. 51. Immersive interaction within the mapConsistent UX across platforms
  52. 52. New Maps Design
  53. 53. Deliver users to their destinations with Street View
  54. 54. Places API: New Supplemental review data
  55. 55. YouTube YouTube Team Presentation Subtitle
  56. 56. One billion unique users per month
  57. 57. YouTube APIs
  58. 58. YouTube APIs Playback Android Flash HTML5 iOS
  59. 59. YouTube APIs Playback YouTube.com offsite Video Upload Activities / Playlists Videos / Channels Discovery Android Flash HTML5 iOS
  60. 60. YouTube APIs Channel(s) Playback YouTube.com offsite Video Upload Analytics Metrics, Metrics, Metrics Customize Reports Activities / Playlists Videos / Channels Discovery Android Flash HTML5 iOS
  61. 61. What’s New with the YouTube APIs? ● Subscription Widget ● Live Streaming API ● InVideo Programming API ● Channel Branding ● Many more...
  62. 62. YouTube Developer Web Site http://www.youtube.com/dev YouTube API Blog http://apiblog.youtube.com/ Google+ https://plus.google.com/+YouTubeDev Twitter https://twitter.com/YouTubeDev
  63. 63. Bringing it all together
  64. 64. ?
  65. 65. Thank you! Questions? Comments? April 2014 ● ido-green.appspot.com ● greenido.wordpress.com ● plus.google.com/+greenido

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