Discover DevTools, a new online interactive Code School training course by Google intends to teach users how to take advantage of Chrome DevTool’s powerful suite of resources and speed up the development and debugging of your web apps.
The online course for now has seven chapters, teaching you the latest techniques through videos. “You’ll learn a debugging workflow to go from an uncaught exception to a live fix without ever refreshing your app.”
You’ll also uncover the DOM bottlenecks that are blocking you from delivering a slick 60 FPS experience.
“The course follow a series of challenges where your knowledge will be put to the test–with integrated Chrome DevTools, so as you explore the functionality within them, you’ll get immediate feedback and earn points and badges,” writes Google.
Check it out here.
Update: Google Japan has launched a new Chrome experiment dubbed “World Wide Maze,” is a online game that lets you sync up your computer and mobile device, turning any website into a 3D, playable game which you can control with your smartphone or the arrow keys on your Mac or PC.
It actually tilts the website on its side, and then you use your phone like a game controller to roll a shiny, silver ball through what used to be the website’s graphics.
The “Maze” uses 3D graphics powered by WebGL and requires a browser that supports WebGL.
Check it out here.
Update 03/27: The latest stable Chrome released bringing improved spell checking in the browser. In this release, Google has added refreshed dictionaries for all languages, as well as added support for “Korean, Tamil, or Albanian” languages.
In addition, users who add custom words to the dictionary can now sync their settings to bring those changes to all the devices where they use Chrome.
“The “Ask Google for suggestions” spell checking feature, powered by the technologies used by Google search, now supports grammar checking, proper nouns, homonyms, and context-sensitive spell checking in English,” informs Google.
This means, you can now enjoy corrections like as shown in the following screenshots:
Since November last, Google Fiber TV customers have been able to use their Nexus 7 tablet — which they get for free with their TV subscription–as their remote control.
Now, to help customers to browse shows and control their TV with their Nexus–Google has released a new Google Fiber TV App,
The app lets you control entire Google Fiber TV experience with the touch of your fingers. You can find and discover TV shows and movies that are airing live, recorded on your DVR, and available on-demand.
In addition, customers can browse, buy and watch favorite on-demand content on Android device – including phone.
The apps is available on Google Play, and will soon coming to iOS devices.