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This article was published on April 8, 2015


Google’s late Christmas present for developers: open-sourcing its Santa Tracker

Google’s late Christmas present for developers: open-sourcing its Santa Tracker
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Although it’s four months after Christmas, Google is still in the holiday spirit. Today, it’s open-sourced its Santa Tracker project, which includes apps for the Web, Android and Android Wear.

The source code is available on GitHub, and should help developers get a better idea of how to build sites and games using technologies like Polymer, JBox2D, the Web Animations API and OpenGL.

Google Santa Tracker

You can also get a closer look at how Google has designed and programmed watch faces and notifications for Android Wear, for ideas on how to build your own.

Ho Ho Ho! Google’s Santa Tracker is now open source [Google Developers Blog via Engadget]

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