Google releases tools to help web developers
By Joab Jackson | Published: 09:14, 13 August 2012
Leak Finder can identify unreferenced objects that have not been disposed and provide the information to a developer or, in machine-readable output, to automated application testing software.
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Google Software Engineer Sam McCall wrote the library in the 20% of the time Google allots employees for outside projects. This library provides Dart-based connectors for accessing 35 Google API-based services, such as Google+, Google Calendar and the company's web address shortener. Google also provides a number of sample applications.
With the release of these technologies, Google continues to back the use of the open web technologies. Also last week, the company, along with analysis firm Vizzuality and design company Hyperakt, released visualisations showing how rich the web standards ecosystem has grown over the past 21 years.