Google I/O 2024 unveils program: focus on AI, Android 15, and Developer Tools

Google I/O 2024 unveils program: focus on AI, Android 15, and Developer Tools
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Google yesterday announced the program lineup for its annual developer conference, Google I/O. The event will take place virtually and in person at its headquarters in Mountain View, California, with the keynote addresses scheduled for May 14th.

Key Dates for Google I/O 2024

  • May 14th:
    • Google Keynote: 10:00 AM PT
    • Developer Keynote: 1:30 PM PT
  • May 16th: Over 150 technical sessions available on-demand starting at 8:00 AM PT.

What to expect at Google I/O 2024

The program preview highlights several key areas Google will focus on during the conference:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI): A significant emphasis is placed on the "Gemini era," Google's next generation of AI tools and infrastructure. Developers can expect to learn about the latest features in the Gemini API, Google AI Studio, and Gemma, a platform for building and deploying AI-powered applications. Additionally, pre-trained machine learning models from Kaggle will be showcased, alongside Google's open-source libraries like Keras and JAX.
  • Android 15 and Beyond: Developers eager for the latest advancements in Android will find valuable sessions covering the upcoming Android 15 release, featuring groundbreaking developments in generative AI technology. Discussions will also explore innovative form factors for future mobile devices, alongside the newest tools and libraries within the Jetpack and Compose ecosystems (software development kits for Android). Optimizing app performance and streamlining development workflows will be additional topics addressed.
  • Web Development Enhancements: A revolutionary tool called Baseline will be a central focus for web developers. Baseline aims to empower developers with a clear understanding of web browser features and API compatibility. Real-time information will be accessible through popular developer resource sites like MDN Web Docs, Can I Use, and, all integrated within Baseline.
  • The Future of ChromeOS: Google plans to unveil its vision for the future of ChromeOS, the operating system powering Chromebook devices. Sessions will delve into developer-centric investments Google is making in areas like app distribution capabilities and operating system integrations. Attendees will also discover how Google partners are shaping the future of Chromebooks and delivering enhanced user experiences.

This is just a glimpse of the extensive program planned for Google I/O 2024. Developers can expect additional announcements and updates leading up to the event.

Staying Informed and Registering for Google I/O 2024

By attending or following Google I/O 2024, developers can gain valuable insights into the latest advancements across various Google platforms and technologies. This knowledge can equip them to create innovative and user-centric applications for the future.

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