Tools to Build a product
Build and run killer apps and sites
The right goals
'As we build things, our goal isn’t to strive for the highest number of visitors, registrations or daily active users. It’s to have a product that works well and gets out of your way as quickly as possible.'
The founder's experience
'It’s a great feeling when you see your product used in a way you didn’t anticipate, or when you see it really help someone in a meaningful way. At the same time, when you’re the founder, it’s all your fault when things mess up.'
Build better mobile apps
Firebase is Google’s mobile development platform, designed to help start-ups build and grow apps for Android, iOS and the web. With Firebase, start-ups get all app solutions in one place and can move faster by focusing on users instead of infrastructure.
Run a mobile or web app in the cloud
Google App Engine is a fully managed platform that allows start-ups to build scalable web or mobile backends on the cloud, using any programming language. Start-ups just add code and App Engine handles all the heavy lifting, including traffic, load balancing, health checking and updates.
Create an app for Android
Android Studio is the official environment for start-ups building for Android. It provides the fastest tools, including world-class code editing, debugging and performance, for developing apps for every type of Android device.
Use powerful location services
Google Maps APIs allows start-ups to use precise mapping and location-based data to create engaging experiences for their customers and make smarter business decisions. From delivery services to travel providers, today’s most successful start-ups depend on the speed, accuracy and comprehensive coverage of our mapping, navigation and location data.
Build app experiences without requiring a download
Progressive Web Apps are web-based programs that provide the reliability and speed of native apps. With Progressive Web Apps, start-ups can optimise the app experience for users, grow engagement and increase conversions, all without an app store.
Integrate powerful machine learning APIs
Google Cloud Machine Learning APIs are for start-ups who want to automate their workflows with Google’s cutting-edge speech, vision, video intelligence or translation capabilities. These machine-learning powerhouses are pre-built and work with popular programming languages so that start-ups don’t have to build their systems from scratch.
Native apps without the installation
An evolution in app sharing and discovery, Android Instant Apps allows Android users to run your apps instantly, without installation. Android users experience what they love about apps—fast and beautiful user interfaces, high performance, and great capabilities—with just a tap.
Build native apps in record time
Flutter is a mobile UI framework that provides the fastest, most expressive way to build high-quality naive apps that ship to iOS and Android. Startups can use Flutter to deliver apps quickly while maintaining native quality and performance. Flutter is built and used by Google, works with existing code, and is free and open source.