The Developer Show — TL;DR 063
Highlights: Android O, Android Security Year in Review, and Chrome 58 beta
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The third annual Android Security Year In Review is now available. It’s a comprehensive look at our work to protect more than 1.4 billion Android users and their data. Take a look at the post for highlights, a video, and a link to the full report.
The first developer preview of Android O is now available. Android O introduces a number of new features and APIs to use in your apps including Background limits, notification channels, Autofil APIs, and more. Details and links are on the post.
Also now available is the latest version of the Android Native Development Kit, Android NDK r14. Updates are detailed on the post.
Chrome 58 Beta is out. Updates include IndexedDB 2.0 standard now fully supported, an improvement to iframe navigation, immersive full screen for PWAs, and more. Screenshots and links are on the post.
We recently launched Cloud Functions for Firebase which is a great solution for running backend code for your Firebase app. These functions can be triggered on certain events as well as scheduled. To get started scheduling jobs with Cloud Functions for Firebase, check out the post.