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Discontinuing support for JSON-RPC and global HTTP batch endpoints

Updated by Shilpa Kamalakar, Technical Program Manager UPDATE: Apr 23, 2020: gcloud min version has been updated Apr 22, 2020: error injection planned for Apr 28 is CANCELLED, JSON-RPC and Global HTTP batch endpoint will perform normally. Next error injection window will be on May 26 as scheduled. We have invested heavily in our API and service infrastructure...

Announcing New Smart Home SHED Types and Traits

Posted by Toni Klopfenstein, Developer Advocate Back in April, we released the first set of Smart Home Entertainment Device (SHED) types, including TV, set-top box, and remote, as well as the traits AppSelector, InputSelector, MediaState, TransportControl, and Volume. We are excited to announce the release of new Smart Home Entertainment Device (SHED)...

Future-Proofing Payments in an Uncertain World | Virtual Fireside Chat with Checkout.com CTO Riaz Bordie

Posted by Jose Ugia and Checkout.com We sat down with Riaz Bordie, the CTO of Checkout.com, a leading international provider of online payment solutions, to get his advice to merchants and the developer community on how to think about future-proofing payments in the uncertain world we live in today. Jose Ugia: What advice do you have for merchants and...

Announcing Enhanced Smart Home Analytics

Posted by Toni Klopfenstein, Developer Advocate When creating scalable applications, consistent and reliable monitoring of resources is a valuable tool for any developer. Today we are releasing enhanced analytics and logging for Smart Home Actions. This feature enables you to more quickly identify and respond to errors or quality issues that may arise....

Join the "Hey Google" Smart Home Virtual Summit

Posted by Toni Klopfenstein, Developer RelationsOver the past year, we've been focused on building new tools and features to support our smart home developer community. Though we weren't able to engage with you in person at Google I/O, we are pleased to announce the "Hey Google" Smart Home Virtual Summit on July 8th - an opportunity for us to come...

A new wave of AR Realism with the ARCore Depth API

Posted by Rajat Paharia, Product Lead, AR Platform Since the launch of ARCore, our developer platform for building augmented reality (AR) experiences, we've been focused on providing APIs that help developers seamlessly blend the digital and physical worlds. At the end of last year, we announced a preview of the ARCore Depth API, which uses our depth-from-motion...

Calling All Startups Solving for Southeast Asia

Posted by Thye Yeow Bok, Developer Relations Program ManagerApply now for the Google for Startups Accelerator: Southeast AsiaIn the last few months, COVID-19 has ushered in an era of profound changes to the way we live and work, causing businesses to rethink strategies and product roadmaps. At the forefront of this change are startups, stepping up to...

13 Most Common Google Cloud Reference Architectures

Posted by Priyanka Vergadia, Developer Advocate Google Cloud is a cloud computing platform that can be used to build and deploy applications. It allows you to take advantage of the flexibility of development while scaling the infrastructure as needed. I'm often asked by developers to provide a list of Google Cloud architectures that help to get started...

Simpler Google Pay integration for React and web developers

Posted by Soc Sieng, Developer AdvocateThe Google Pay API enables fast, simple checkout for your website. The Google Pay JavaScript library does not depend on external libraries or frameworks and will work regardless of which framework your website uses (if it uses any at all). While this ensures wide compatibility, we know that it doesn’t necessarily...

Local Home SDK support on Nest WiFi

Posted by Toni Klopfenstein, Developer Advocate Today, we're expanding the support of the Local Home SDK to the Google Nest Wifi routers with the latest firmware update to M81. The Local Home SDK we recently launched allows you to create a local fulfilment path for your smart home Action. Local fulfillment provides lower latency and higher reliability...

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