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Great to see uses of Firebase Dynamic links making a difference for developers!
 
Inkwire - Firebase Dynamic Links

In case you missed it, Inkwire is my upcoming remote assistance app.

Anyways, Firebase introduced a "Dynamic Links" feature at Google I/O. This lets you deep link into an app, before the app is even installed. Dyamic Links enabled me to build one of the headline features of Inkwire, which IMHO makes the setup experience super seamless.

You can send your friend a link that requests them to share their screen. If they don't have Inkwire installed, it prompts them to install it, and then upon opening the app, it immediately starts your screen share session. No need to pass around access codes or fiddle with anything else. Check out the video below, the Android on the right doesn't have Inkwire installed when it receives the request to share its screen.

Inkwire Beta (now available):
https://plus.google.com/u/0/110558071969009568835/posts/RqmVy3A9mAw

Random tidbit. Here's the moment I found my inspiration:
https://plus.google.com/110558071969009568835/posts/SbogSvEXnUe
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Great updates to the Firebase product, I've had some fun over the last few months hacking with them and they can seriously cut down engineering effort.
 
BIG NEWS! We’re expanding #Firebase and adding more tools and infrastructure to help you create successful apps! #io16 https://goo.gl/qn3RBe
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Misson Ranch, Carmel by-the-sea.
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Facebook goes Material Design

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Tag Heuer release an Android Wear watch

As a tag owner, I'm excited to see them take their first step into wearables.
During an event in New York today, Tag Heuer officially announced the Connected Watch, its first smartwatch running Android Wear. A luxury watch through and through, the Connected costs $1,500 and...
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I'll be hosting a code lab about Smart Lock for Passwords at the Big Android BBQ

If you're coming, stop by on friday morning and see how you can speed up login for your users!

#BABBQ   #SmartLock   #Android  
So much more than a Developer Conference, The Big Android BBQ is a grassroots, community-driven celebration of Android that is equal parts education, entertainment, and altruism.
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If you're developing an app and you've not been testing with N for the past few months, go do it now!

It's super easy to get the preview images and load up your APK.
 
Android N APIs are finalized with Dev Preview 4

Along with our 4th Developer Preview now available through new system images and through the Android Beta program (http://goo.gl/30p5KL), you can now compile and publish apps using API 24 - the finalized APIs for #AndroidN.

Check out the blog post for more details and continue to file issues on the issue tracker: https://goo.gl/g5UCp6

http://goo.gl/ivVxLP
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Firebase Dynamic Links are awesome for all developers looking for growth (and who isn't?)

As you start to create your first links we've created this an awesome tool to help build them.

http://fdl-links.appspot.com and the full docs are at https://firebase.google.com/docs/dynamic-links/

#io16 #firebase
app_code; The code provided by Google. link; The deep link into your content. ad; Must be checked if advertising link. > Enable on Android? apn; Your Android Package Name. al (optional); An Android deeplink. afl (optional); Android fallback link if app not installed (instead of play store) ...
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Sunset and Sheep

#Sheep   #Carmel   #sunset  
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AMP is the new hotness in the publishing world

The creator of AMP will be presenting and taking questions, so if you're interested in finding out more tune in!
 
I'll give a quick overview about how AMP achieves its performance and then will be available for Q&A in this Hangout on Air tomorrow morning! Looking forward to all of your questions!

And there will be a video on YouTube after, of course.

Tune in at:
https://plus.google.com/events/ch231bul4ql7c2cer88fucq5n3k
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Data has empowered Netflix and Amazon, and it's about to transform global development
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OAuth scopes list is now available

Google Sign-In (http://goo.gl/3klKUK) is a powerful mechanism to authenticate a user to your app using Google Accounts. With Google Sign-In, developers can request authorization for their apps to access other Google APIs on behalf of the user.

If you're new to authorization, the concept of scopes relates to granting an app third-party access to authorized data. Each scope is a single character string (represented currently as a URL). An app will request one or more scopes of authorization it wants to obtain so that it can access data on behalf of the user(s) granting (or denying) that access.

In the past, the scopes were only found in the documentation for each of the APIs. We're happy to announce that we’ve now consolidated the OAuth scopes for all Google APIs onto a single page. Check it out! developers.google.com/identity/protocols/googlescopes
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