Google tests offline developer kit delivered on DVD for bandwidth challenged users

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Today, Google has announced an ‘offline developer kit’ that crams a number of tools, SDKs and videos onto DVD’s for bandwidth challenged countries.

The kit is intended as a pilot test and includes a number of tools for developers, such as:

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Google says 2,000 of the kits have already been distributed in Sub-Saharan Africa, India and Bangladesh, but those interested can find more information on joining the pilot here.

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The move reminds me of Microsoft’s old MSDN DVD kits that it sent out regularly to customers with developer tools onboard.

➀ Bandwidth challenged? Amazing Google Developer content is now available offline [Google Developers] via Venturebeat

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