All pre-university student between 13 and 17 years old, can now win prizes via Google Code-in contest, which starts on Monday, November 21, and will lasts for 57 days, revealed Stephanie Taylor, Open Source Programs.
Taylor says “Participants can work on cool online tasks for 18 different open source organizations. Possible challenges include document translations, marketing outreach, software coding, user experience research and a variety of other tasks related to open source software development.”
The Google Calendar API just received an update. “Developers familiar with the Google Tasks API will feel right at home with Calendar API v3, as it uses similar syntax and conventions, as well as the same base client libraries,” revealed Google Apps developerst team.
These Google-supported client libraries, based on discovery, are available in many languages with:
- Straightforward development for mobile using the client libraries for Java and Objective-C
- Native support for OAuth 2.0
- Native partial and PATCH support
The new version 3 of the API rolled out today provides several improvements over previous versions of the API:
- Lightweight resource representation in JSON
- Consistent and comprehensive reference documentation
- Improved support for recurring events
- Ability to manipulate default reminders on calendars
- Access to the new UI and event colors
If you’re new to the Google Calendar API, getting started is easy. Check out the Getting Started Guide.
Also, Google code team introduced “Closure Stylesheets” to the existing Closure Tools suite.