At its core, Google I/O has always been a developer-focused event. Here are the biggest announcements that Google made during the I/O developer keynote and beyond.
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During the annual Firebase Summit, Google has announced more easy-to-use extensions and better support for macOS and Flutter apps, while Firebase Personalization enters beta.
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During the Google I/O 2021 developer keynote, Firebase — Google’s suite of development tools that make it all too easy to integrate apps with the cloud — shared a variety of announcements, including a new App Check security system, a revamp of the Remote Config tool, and more.
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Firebase Summit brings new tools for data analysis, performance insights, more
Today, Google hosted its annual Firebase Summit event, where the company announced new tools to make things like data analysis and performance monitoring easier for app developers.
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Google’s Android and iOS app crash analysis tool Firebase Crashlytics is now open source
For years now, long before it became a part of Google’s Firebase, Crashlytics has offered Android and iOS developers a way to obtain insights about if and why their app is crashing on their user’s devices. As has been the trend for Firebase libraries recently, Google has made Crashlytics for Android and iOS into an open source project.
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One of the key features of Chrome OS is its built-in search capabilities (Google is a search engine company, after all), which can show you web results in addition to matching apps. Now this Chrome OS search box is getting two improvements to make Android apps more dynamic thanks to Firebase App Indexing and make finding your installed Linux apps easier.
Firebase Stories October 29, 2018
Firebase to add premium customer support, improve ML Kit facial detection, more [Video]
Firebase, Google’s cloud-based app development suite, is celebrating its annual Firebase Summit developer event in Prague by announcing of a slew of new features coming to the platform, including facial detection improvements and new premium support.
Firebase Stories September 14, 2018
Fabric shutting down next year as Crashlytics moves to Firebase
Early last year, it was announced that Google had acquired Fabric mobile developer tools, to complement the Firebase app development framework they had acquired in 2014. At that time, there was no action required by developers to continue using the service. Today, Fabric has released an official migration guide and roadmap including a shutdown estimate.
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Firebase gains In-App Messaging, new Crashlytics integrations, more
Firebase, Google’s cloud-powered app development platform, is receiving a major update including a fresh look and interesting new features for user interaction and crash management.
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During the I/O 2018 Keynote, Dave Burke unveiled ML Kit, Google’s new tool to let mobile developers experiment with machine learning.
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Google made a sample app to demo Firebase, and it’s a lot like Instagram
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At day two of Cloud Next ’17, Google’s Firebase app development suite was announced to have closer integration with the Google Cloud Platform. Cloud Functions for Firebase offers a complete backend serverless solution, while Cloud Storage for Firebase improves the app storage experience.
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At yesterday’s I/O keynote, Firebase received the most enthusiastic applaud from the crowd of developers. Purchased two years ago, Firebase is a cloud backend service that does the heavy lifting of managing an app’s data. Firebase is now a complete solution for building and maintaining an app on multiple platforms.
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Today, Google announced that it’s acquiring Firebase, to help advance its growing cloud platform. The San Francisco-based startup specializes in backend services and creating products that help developers build applications. Software developed with Firebase can be synced across mobile and web apps in real-time.