Google Releases New Web Development Aids
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.
Google Software Engineer Sam McCall wrote the library in the 20 percent 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. This week, the company, along with analysis firm Vizzuality and design company Hyperakt, released visualizations showing how rich the Web standards ecosystem has grown over the past 21 years.