The Developer Show — TL;DR 113

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TL;DR 113 — May 31st, 2018

Learn Kotlin Fast

There’s a new Kotlin Bootcamp course on Udacity. It’s free, self-paced, and teaches you everything you need to know to program in Kotlin. A link to the course is on the post.

Web Notifications API in FCM

The Firebase Cloud Messaging v1 REST API has integrated fully with the Web Notifications API. So you can now set icons, images, actions and more for your Web notifications from your server. Sample code and links to screenshots are on the post.

ML specialization on Coursera

We’ve developed a set of five of deep-dive courses to help you build production-ready machine learning models that scale. They’re based on the same content that has trained thousands of Google engineers and they’re available as a machine learning specialization on Coursera. Course highlights and a link to get started are on the post.

Cloud ML Engine

Cloud ML Engine enables you to train and deploy machine learning models on datasets of many types and sizes, using the flexibility and production-readiness of TensorFlow. And now Cloud ML Engine offers the option to accelerate training with Cloud TPUs as a beta feature. Getting started is easy, since Cloud TPU quota is now available to all GCP customers. The guide to get started is linked from the post.

Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10

Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10 is now generally available. Along with this, we are introducing new features to support enterprise use cases including Shared Virtual Private Cloud for better control of your network resources, Regional Persistent Disks and Regional Clusters for higher-availability and stronger SLAs, and Node Auto-Repair GA and Custom Horizontal Pod Autoscaler for greater automation.

Chrome 64 Beta

Chrome 64 Beta has a stronger pop-up blocker, supports Resize Observer to give web applications finer control to observe changes to sizes of elements on a page, supports import.meta to make it easier to access host-specific metadata about the current module, and more. All the details are on the post.

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