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GitHub - google/guetzli: Perceptual JPEG encoder

Guetzli is a JPEG encoder that aims for excellent compression density at high visual quality. Guetzli-generated images are typically 20-30% smaller than images of equivalent quality generated by libjpeg. Guetzli generates only sequential (nonprogressive) JPEGs due to faster decompression speeds they offer.

reCAPTCHA: Easy on Humans, Hard on Bots

Since the launch of No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA, millions of internet users have been able to attest they are human with just a single click. Now we're taking it a step further and making it invisible. Human users will be let through without seeing the "I'm not a robot" checkbox, while suspicious ones and bots still have to solve the challenges. We’re excited about this and hope you will give it a try!

Optimiz.me : Faîtes vous-même le référencement de votre site sur Google

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Optimiz est le seul logiciel qui permet à toute personne de gérer elle-même le référencement de son site internet, sans connaissance préalable.

Perspective

Perspective is an API that makes it easier to host better conversations. The API uses machine learning models to score the perceived impact a comment might have on a conversation. Developers and publishers can use this score to give realtime feedback to commenters or help moderators do their job, or allow readers to more easily find relevant information, as illustrated in two experiments below.

2016

Styling Wizard: Google Maps APIs

Customize colors, roads, labels, and more. Then use your custom style in your Google Maps APIs project.

Resizer - Google Design

An interactive viewer that helps designers test material design breakpoints across desktop, mobile, and tablet.

2015

The Digital News Initiative – Google

The Digital News Initiative (DNI) is a collaboration between Google and news publishers in Europe to support high quality journalism and encourage a more sustainable news ecosystem through technology and innovation.

Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Deprecating our AJAX crawling scheme

Times have changed. Today, as long as you're not blocking Googlebot from crawling your JavaScript or CSS files, we are generally able to render and understand your web pages like modern browsers. To reflect this improvement, we recently updated our technical Webmaster Guidelines to recommend against disallowing Googlebot from crawling your site's CSS or JS files.

Pourquoi le nouvel algorithme de Google fait craindre un "Armageddon mobile"

Le moteur de recherche lancera mardi son nouvel algorithme « mobile-friendly » mettant plus en avant les sites adaptés aux smartphones. Les deux tiers des sites français ne seraient pas prêts et risquent de perdre beaucoup de visibilité, donc d’audience et potentiellement de recettes.

Raw

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The missing link between spreadsheets and vector graphics.

gmaps.js — Google Maps API with less pain and more fun

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gmaps.js allows you to use the potential of Google Maps in a simple way. No more extensive documentation or large amount of code.

2014

Mobile-Friendly Test

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This test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design.

Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Promoting modern websites for modern devices in Google search results

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Starting today in our English search results in the US, we will indicate to searchers when our algorithms detect pages that may not work on their devices. For example, Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices or on Android versions 4.1 and higher, and a page whose contents are mostly Flash may be noted like this

Use Google Spreadsheets as your CMS | Brace Data

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Display your spreadsheet data however you like right on your static site.

Web Starter Kit

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Your starting point for building great multi-device web experiences

Making AJAX Applications Crawlable - Webmasters — Google Developers

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If you're running an AJAX application with content that you'd like to appear in search results, we have a new process that, when implemented, can help Google (and potentially other search engines) crawl and index your content. Historically, AJAX applications have been difficult for search engines to process because AJAX content is produced dynamically by the browser and thus not visible to crawlers. While there are existing methods for dealing with this problem, they involve regular manual maintenance to keep the content up-to-date

Google Developers Blog: Google Cloud SQL now Generally Available with an SLA, larger databases up to 500GB, and encryption

Google Cloud SQL is a fully managed MySQL service hosted on Google Cloud Platform, providing a database backbone for applications running on Google App Engine or Google Compute Engine. Today, we are announcing Cloud SQL is generally available (GA), now with: encryption of customer data, a 99.95% uptime SLA, and support for databases up to 500GB in size.

GMap Image Cutter

Includes a template to use the Image Cutter with Google Maps API v3 and fixes a bug with the maximum zoom level in version 1.41.

Create Zoomable Images Using The Google Maps API | Mike Gleason jr's Blog

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Anyways, I'm pleased to show you two samples today: they both let you navigate into an image using the Google Maps engine. I'm also giving up the necessary tools to do it yourself. Enjoy!

2013