Who’s New in Google Summer of Code: Part 7
July 15th, 2011 | by Stephanie Taylor | published in Google Open Source, Uncategorized
This is our seventh post in our summer series where we feature three or four new organizations participating in their first Google Summer of Code each week. The organization administrators and mentors explain their projects in more detail and discuss s…
July 15th, 2011 | by Inside AdSense Team | published in Google Adsense, Uncategorized
In 2010 we kicked off the AdSense in Your City program by visiting and optimizing more than 400 publishers in six different US cities. We loved getting to meet you face to face, and are very excited to announce that our next stop is Boulder, CO.On July…
July 15th, 2011 | by Wendy Wu | published in Google Apps, Google Enterprise, Uncategorized
Posted by Wendy Wu, Google Enterprise TeamFrom big cities to small towns to suburbs, from forests to tundra to islands, Americans live in diverse habitats. No matter where we live, we all have county governments. Today, members of Google’s government t…
July 15th, 2011 | by Inside AdWords crew | published in Google Adwords
Back in April we announced that we were introducing telephone support for all of US and Canadian AdWords customers. We said then that we would roll out this support to advertisers in other countries. Today, I am happy to announce that we have added Eur…
July 15th, 2011 | by Brian Hendricks | published in Google Earth
In times of disaster and humanitarian needs, relief activities are sometimes carried out in chaotic and dynamic conditions in which multiple groups need to interact. First responders need to quickly build an on-the-ground picture of where people are, w…
July 15th, 2011 | by Jonathan LeBlanc | published in Google OpenSocial
Do you work on the implementation of a container or develop applications within existing OpenSocial containers? If so, we’d love to interview you in a new blog post series that will allow developers to showcase the new and innovative things that they are doing with OpenSocial.
We’re especially interested in hearing from the community about:
- The challenges you’ve experienced while working with the specification and how you overcame them.
- Are there any technologies or specifications that you’ve integrated with an OpenSocial container or application that you believe married well with the OpenSocial specification?
- How is OpenSocial being used within enterprise solutions?
- How is OpenSocial being used on mobile devices?
- Are there any technical implementations that you thought worked especially well? Code implementations to showcase these integrations are always welcome.
- Do you have any helpful tips, techniques or snippets that have been useful to you in the past?
Using these “OpenSocial in the wild” posts, we’re hoping to hear more voices from the community and give creators the spotlight. These are the people that are on the front lines, implementing, and hearing from them what works, what failed, and what customers took to as far as features will allow us all to better understand how this technology is being used.
If you would like to be heard, please e-mail me at nakedtechnologist at gmail dot com and tell me, in brief, what you’re doing with OpenSocial. I’ll ask you a series of questions from that initial overview and then feature you in our new “OpenSocial in the wild” blog posts.
Jonathan LeBlanc (@jcleblanc)
Jonathan LeBlanc is a principal developer evangelist with X.commerce. Jonathan has been a member of the OpenSocial community for over three years and is the author of O’Reilly’s “Programming Social Applications“.
Geo APIs Summer Learning Series: Designing Maps Applications for Usability on Mobile and Desktop
July 15th, 2011 | by Luke M | published in Google Maps
Maps API applications are accessed on desktop and mobile devices of many shapes and sizes with each application having unique goals for conveying information effectively and for facilitating user interactions.
In this session, we wanted to address som…
July 14th, 2011 | by Jeffrey Posnick | published in Youtube API
While the YouTube embedded single-video player has seen a number of improvements in the past few months, the embedded playlist player has lagged behind—until now. We’re happy to introduce a completely rewritten embedded playlist players, ready for …
July 14th, 2011 | by Google Apps Team | published in Google Apps, Google Docs
You can now preview ZIP and RAR archives without downloading them. When you receive one of these types of archives, you’ll be able to browse through the files contained in the archive, preview supported files in Google Docs, and download selected ite…
July 14th, 2011 | by A Googler | published in Google Blog, Uncategorized
(Cross-posted on the Google News Blog)On Google News, the average reader of political news has read 20 articles about politics in the last six months. Where do you stand? Starting today, in the U.S. edition of Google News, you can see how voracious a n…
July 14th, 2011 | by Aaron Lichtig | published in Google CPG
Today’s post is a guest post from Jieun Baek on the Google Retail TeamThe trends for ‘back-to-school’ queries over the past four years illuminate more than when queries start and peak. These searches have been analyzed and grouped within categories…
July 14th, 2011 | by Nick | published in Google Analytics, Uncategorized
Back in May, we announced Version 1.2 of the Google Analytics SDK for Android.Today we’re happy to announce that Google Analytics SDK for iOS version 1.2 has been released. This new version supports Ecommerce tracking as well as the new debug a…
July 14th, 2011 | by Google News Blog | published in Google News
Posted by Natasha Mohanty, Engineer, Google News(Cross-posted on the Official Google Blog)On Google News, the average reader of political news has read 20 articles about politics in the last six months. Where do you stand?Starting today, in the U.S. ed…
July 14th, 2011 | by Brett Wiltshire | published in Google Blogger Buzz
Posted by Brett Wiltshire, Product OperationsOur team has been thinking a lot recently about browser support, and wanted to make you aware of our new plan moving forward. For web applications like Blogger to continue to evolve at a rapid pace, our engi…
ZIP and RAR support now available in the Google Docs Viewer
July 14th, 2011 | by Google Docs | published in Google Docs
Downloading files that you only need to preview can create unnecessary clutter on your computer. While you can already use the Google Docs Viewer to view over 15 different file types without downloading them, today we’ve added support for archive fil…