Tools to Build a product
Build and run killer apps and sites
Troy Astorino, Co-Founder and CTO of PicnicHealth, chats with a co-worker while another co-worker works at a computer behind him.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.”
Troy Astorino, Co-Founder and CTO of PicnicHealth, and a co-worker look at a computer screen, with a laptop in front of them.The founders 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 startups build and grow apps for Android, iOS, and the web. With Firebase, startups 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 startups to build scalable web or mobile backends on the cloud, using any programming language. Startups 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 startups 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 startups to use the 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 startups 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, startups can optimize the app experience for users, grow engagement, and increase conversions, all without an app store.