Let us see the developer announcements on Actions on Google and Chrome
Actions on Google
Last December, actions on google was introduced to develop apps for Google Home. Actions on Google is available in both android and iOS.
Easy purchases within the assistant – Transactions are introduced to be used within the assistant window.
Transaction Apps –
Google facilitated Payments – (1) Easy to integrate, (2) Hundreds of millions of credit cards stored in google and are already available for usage, (3) Free
Seamless Account Linking – (1) Sign-in to an existing account, (2) Create a new account
Re – engagements – (1) Status of order, (2) Modify an order, (3) All transactions in a single history view
Order Updates – (1) Status updates asynchronously
Transactional app development are available for developers to start developing the apps.
Listing based on (1) Category, (2) User rating
Try the app from app directory
Improving discover-ability is a continuous investment
Action on Google Developer Console
Seamless integration with Firebase and Google Cloud
api.ai – (1) Follow up intent, (2) Pre-build Agents and (3) In – Dialog Analytics
Additional language support to assistant
Google Assistant SDK to power millions of devices
2B instances of chrome – Web is available in all form factors – Almost 5B active devices
Mobile Web Apps (+82% growth rate) > Native Apps (+45% growth rate)
McD – Menu board is powered by web and polymer
215 additional API’s shipped since last year – Payments – Offline media capability
AMP – 2B+ Pages – 900K+ Domains
PWA – Loads quick – Work Offline – Send Notifications
Twitter Lite as an demo app – Immersive experience – Add to Home screen – Fully integrated to platform – Available in android launcher like any other apps – Available under settings as well – Smaller app size (<1 MB) – Loads instantly on any connection type
Lighthouse – Tool to show on how to improve web experience – 100 Audits on site – Chrome extension/CL tool – Integrated to Dev Tools
wego as an demo – AMP – Payment Request – Credential Manager – Built by a single engineer in 2 months who is new to web development.
Start using the latest features to improve the app experience and to reach varieties of customer.