This week we saw Google IO 2018. The most contentious demo was Google Duplex pretending to be a human when it makes appointments for you. Flutter saw some nice talks. If you build Android apps, you’ll be interested in checking out Android Jetpack. Also, Android Things officially released version 1.0. Read all of the updates on techradar or take a look at Google’s official recap. P.S. In light of Duplex, if you haven’t read Daniel Suarez’ Daemon you should.
PyCon 2018 is rolling as well! Checkout Christy Heaton’s talk on Spatial Analysis or Nicholas Tollervey’s talk on How to Make a Kids’ Code Editor. You can see the talks available, but they haven’t uploaded them all yet. The conference goes through Sunday, so if you’re in Cleveland, go to it!
Potch on Mozilla Hacks wrote up on some new features in Firefox 60 that include ES Modules, text-stroke, and a Web Authentication API. Read the full article. There is also some good stuff about cookies and ESR in there.
Chen Shmilovich made a very nice looking Pool game with JS and HTML5. Chen dives into how to center game images, how to position the mouse, and the mechanics of the Pool stick. Watch a demo of the game, a tutorial of how to build it, or check out the code.
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