Moving to a new domain can smash your Google ranking – unless you tell Google about it. If you are a user of Google’s Search Console aka Webmaster Tools you have the option to use the “Change of Address” page which can be found in the settings.
It’s quite hip today, but maybe some of you don’t know it. It’s Google’s AngularJS a nifty framework to extend the HTML vocabulary to add dynamic to your web documents.
This API makes information about the public connections between people on the web available for developers. The API isn’t experiencing the kind of adoption we’d like, and is being deprecated as of today. It will be fully retired on April 20, 2012. (via Google)
Just a quick note: Google+ API released:
The Google+ platform brings that nuance and richness to all of the web. We started with Google’s own products, added the +1 button for site owners and content publishers, and introduced games from a handful of partners. That’s just the beginning though — we want every one of you who builds applications to be able to include rich sharing, identity, and conversations in your app. Today, we’re taking the next step on that journey by launching the first of the Google+ APIs.
Facebook’s like button. This time from Google: +1
I didn’t know this before, but Google provides Location-Queries. So a query like ‘Restaurants 4 km around Madrid‘ results in a nice list of restaurants 4 km around Madrid. Nice.
Protocol buffers are Google’s language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data – think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler. You define how you want your data to be structured once, then you can use special generated source code to easily write and read your structured data to and from a variety of data streams and using a variety of languages – Java, C++, or Python.
Google URL Shortener at goo.gl is a service that takes long URLs and squeezes them into fewer characters to make a link that is easier to share, tweet, or email to friends. The core goals of this service are:
- Stability – ensuring that the service has very good uptime
- Security – protecting users from malware and phishing pages
- Speed – fast resolution of short URLs
Google URL Shortener is currently available for Google products and not for broader consumer use.