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Google Announces The 200 Open-Source Projects For GSoC 2020

Google's Summer of Code initiative for getting students involved with open-source development during the summer months is now into its sixteenth year. This week Google announced the 200 open-source projects participating in GSoC 2020.

22 February 2020 - GSoC 2020 Organizations - 3 Comments
Google Releases GraphicsFuzz 1.3 For Continuing To Fuzz GPU Drivers

GraphicsFuzz is the project born out of academia a few years ago for fuzzing GPU drivers to find OpenGL / OpenGL ES (WebGL) driver issues. This work was ultimately acquired by Google and then open-sourced just over one year ago. Today marks the release of GraphicsFuzz 1.3.

10 December 2019 - GraphicsFuzz 1.3 - 3 Comments
Google Reaffirms Commitment To Kotlin Programming Language For Android

The Kotlin programming language on Android has become very popular and Google announced today nearly 60% of the top 1,000 Android applications are using Kotlin code in some capacity. Beyond their announcement earlier this year of Android development being Kotlin-first, as they look forward to 2020 will be more Kotlin + Android action.

6 December 2019 - Kotlin + Android - 46 Comments
Google Is Uncovering Hundreds Of Race Conditions Within The Linux Kernel

One of the contributions Google is working on for the upstream Linux kernel is a new "sanitizer". Over the years Google has worked on AddressSanitizer for finding memory corruption bugs, UndefinedBehaviorSanitizer for undefined behavior within code, and other sanitizers. The Linux kernel has been exposed to this as well as other open-source projects while their newest sanitizer is KCSAN and focused as a Kernel Concurrency Sanitizer.

3 October 2019 - KCSAN - 46 Comments

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