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Deep App Linking is an interesting area especially on Android, my preference is that developers don't do it, but instead rely on url intent-filters.  However, if you don't agree I have documented how you should provide the best experience for users using Chrome.

https://paul.kinlan.me/deep-app-linking-on-android-and-chrome/
Deep App Links: Changes have come to Chrome and this is my summary of what's happened, why and how to manage the change
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Deep App Linking is an interesting area especially on Android, my preference is that developers don't do it, but instead rely on url intent-filters.  However, if you don't agree I have documented how you should provide the best experience for users using Chrome.

https://paul.kinlan.me/deep-app-linking-on-android-and-chrome/
Deep App Links: Changes have come to Chrome and this is my summary of what's happened, why and how to manage the change
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I thought of one example to demonstrate this concept. I always get frustrated by Linkedin search results in a mobile browser. The link opens in the mobile browser and not in the app and shows an ad to get the app even if it is installed. There is no way to get the browser search result to open in the installed app.
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The Push API and Notification API are now available for Developers in Chrome 42!  The Push API in Chrome relies on a few different pieces of technology, including Web App Manifests and Service Workers.

Check out the HTML5Rocks post at http://goo.gl/hsTsO2

#ServiceWorker   #PushAPI   #NotificationAPI  
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This is a great news. We need to use this as a part of our mobile medical platform.
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Chrome WebView on Lollipop has just been updated

The WebView on Android has just been updated for all users of Lollipop to Chrome version 40.  This release brings new features such as ServiceWorker and JS performance improvements to all native apps that rely on the WebView.

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/03/android-webview-update.html
The Chrome and Android teams are super excited to announce that WebView has been updated to M40. Android WebView 40.0.0.0 will be available in Google Play over the next few days for devices on Android 5.0 and higher. This rel...
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Offline-first with no fuss!

Add sw-precache to your site’s build and get the #ServiceWorker code you need.

Learn more at http://updates.html5rocks.com/2015/02/offline-first-with-sw-precache
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I'll be a few weeks
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Select CSS color directly from the page - I can't believe I didn't know about this feature.  I always did a screen grab and then opened up the image in Pixelmator to get the HTML color code.

http://paul.kinlan.me/eyedropper-chrome-dev-tools/
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My future self thanks you.
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Finally, a saner way to do XHR's with window.fetch()!  The Fetch API offers a cleaner, simpler API and avoids the always fun callback hell by using promises.  It's available in Chrome 42 today, and there's already a polyfill so you can start using it today.

Get started with +Matt Gaunt's HTML5Rocks primer (http://goo.gl/Ns5lS6) and if you're new to promises, be sure to check out +Jake Archibald's great primer (http://goo.gl/Npbzlk)

#fetch #promises #xhr #ajax #xmlhttprequest #saner
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Could be nice. A lot of the jQuery I use is just for AJAX calls.
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Chrome 42 Beta! Now with push notifications, better Add to Home Screen functionality and ES6 Classes!

The newest Chrome Beta channel release includes support for ES6 Classes and several new features that allow developers to create more immersive web applications. Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to Chrome for Android, Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS.
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Do you know if all your users see the same content you see? I wrote a script that will let you visualize all the requests your browser makes that you don't know about.  I certainly found some interesting results.
Do you know if any ISP's are injecting Ads or anything else in to your site? No. I thought not.
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Improved exception messages: Goodbye "undefined is not a function". Hello "http://foo.bar  is not a function" 
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Great. I've noticed how uninformative that error message is a number of times 
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Had a lot of fun watching +Top Gear  in Liverpool.  I've tried not to include any spoilers.
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Chrome Developer Advocate @ Google
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I am a Developer Advocate at Google working on Google Chrome.  I am here to help you build great software on the Open Web Platform in HTML5 and Javascript and change the mobile web.

I am the lead of Web Fundamentals (http://developers.google.com/web/).

I am also one of the creators of the Web Intents project. http://webintents.org and a suite of kick-ass demo apps including:


Always looking for great teams to partner with!

I was the owner of Topicala LTD developing the next generation of RAD tools for smartphones.

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Motorola Update Services - Android Apps on Google Play
market.android.com

This is an update to the over-the-air (OTA) installer that downloads system updates. This update is necessary to enable a future upgrade of

Guardians of the Galaxy
market.android.com

From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new

Elon Musk's hyperloop is actually making progress (Wired UK)
www.wired.co.uk

When Elon Musk unveiled his idea for the Hyperloop in August of 2013, no one seemed sure what the next step would be

Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow
market.android.com

An alien race, undefeatable by any existing military unit, has launched a relentless attack on Earth, and Major William Cage (Tom Cruise) fi

Hangouts
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Hangouts is a communications app that lets you send and receive messages, photos and more, and even start free video and voice calls — one-o

Sky Force 2014
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The mobile blaster legend is back to celebrate its 10-year anniversary in super-destructive style. Harnessing the intensity of classic arcad

Futurama
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Half-hour animated series about a pizza delivery man named Fry who is accidentally cryogenically frozen in 1999 and wakes up 1000 years late

Star Trek Into Darkness
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When a ruthless mastermind, Khan (Benedict Cumberbatch,) declares a one-man war on the Federation, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary

Chrome Blog
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Blog published by Google's Chrome development team.

Making the mobile web fast, feature-rich, and beautiful
www.google.com

Reintroducing the mobile web! What is the mobile web good at? Why should developers build for it? And how do mobile web and native complemen

Pacific Rim (2013)
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When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
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Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as the world's most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, and Jude Law returns as his friend and colleague,

The Thick Of It
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The Secretary of State for Social Affairs is having a meeting with Number Ten's Chief Political Advisor. There have been press rumours that

Google Now Launcher
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Upgrade the launcher on your device to make Google Now one swipe away. From your primary home screen, swipe right to access Google Now cards

Red Dwarf
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Cult sci-fi comedy following a gang of space bums across the galaxy as they face shapeshifting aliens, time holes and even a monster made fr

Top Gear
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Top Gear is the world's biggest car show, multi-award-winning and broadcast in more than 100 countries. Top Gear takes the public's passion

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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The novel which became the cult classic film BLADE RUNNER. World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunte

Atmosphere: GoodDecor: GoodService: Good
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We have come here a couple of times with the kids. It is not too expensive and not too fancy which is great for us. As for the decor... Yeah it is a pretty weird choice
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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reviewed a year ago
My favourite burger in america so far. Staff were brilliant too.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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reviewed a year ago
Love this place, great for the kids, great food and awesome ice cream. I also believe cyclists get a discoubt
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
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Atmosphere: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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reviewed a year ago
Just checked out Chrome Web Lab. It is amazing.
Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
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reviewed 2 years ago
Suppose it is OK for a mini store
Quality: Very GoodAppeal: GoodService: Very Good
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