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Google Tools that you should use

rado_mayank profile image Mayank Choudhary ・3 min read

Firebase
Firebase is a platform developed by Google for creating mobile and web applications. It was originally an independent company founded in 2011. In 2014, Google acquired the platform and it is now their flagship offering for app development. Firebase is a Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) app development platform that provides hosted backend services such as a real-time database, cloud storage, authentication, crash reporting, machine learning, remote configuration, and hosting for your static files.
It helps you to quickly develop high-quality apps and grow your business. The Firebase platform has 18 products split into three groups: Develop, Quality, and Grow.
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Google Trends
Google Trends is a website by Google that analyzes the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages. The website uses graphs to compare the search volume of different queries over time. Google trends is a search trend feature that shows how frequently a given search term is entered into Google’s search engine relative to the site’s total search volume over a given period of time. Google Trends can be used for comparative keyword research and to discover event-triggered spikes in keyword search volume. Google Trends provides keyword-related data including search volume index and geographical information about search engine users. Google Trends also allows the user to compare the relative search volume of searches between two or more terms.
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Google Fonts
Google Fonts is a library of 1005 free licensed font families, an interactive web directory for browsing the library, and APIs for conveniently using the fonts via CSS and Android.
Google Fonts is the leading host of open-source fonts for use on the web, with hundreds of font families available for inclusion in web pages or downloads. Google Fonts is Making the web more beautiful, fast, and open through great typography. All the fonts in their catalog are free and open-source, and accessible to anyone for any project. This means you can share favorites and collaborate easily with friends and colleagues. Google Fonts takes care of all the licensing and hosting, ensuring that the latest and greatest version of any font is available to everyone.
Their most famous font is Roboto.
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Google Ngram Viewer
The Google Ngram Viewer or Google Books Ngram Viewer is an online search engine that charts the frequencies of any set of search strings using a yearly count of n-grams found in sources printed between 1500 and 2019 in Google’s text corpora in English, Chinese (simplified), French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, or Spanish. There are also some specialized English corpora, such as American English, British English, and English Fiction.
The program can search for a word or a phrase, including misspellings. The n-grams are matched with the text within the selected corpus, optionally using case-sensitive spelling (which compares the exact use of uppercase letters) and, if found in 40 or more books, are then displayed as a graph.
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Google Sky Maps
Google Sky Maps is a celestial map that shows you objects like stars, constellations, galaxies, planets, or the Earth’s moon. Google Sky includes several different ways to explore the universe. The initial view shows the visible universe and is a mosaic of images from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the Digitized Sky Survey, and the Hubble Space Telescope. Select the thumbnail images at the bottom of the display to bring up the planets, the constellations, highlights from the Hubble Space Telescope, famous stars, galaxies, and nebulae, views of the universe in the x-ray, ultraviolet and infrared, and podcasts about upcoming astronomical events from Earth and Sky Podcasts. Other items available through Google Sky:
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Data Studio
Data Studio is a free tool that turns your data into informative, easy to read, easy to share, and fully customizable dashboards and reports. Tell your data story with charts, including line, bar, and pie charts, geo maps, area and bubble graphs, paginated data tables, pivot tables, and more.
Make your reports interactive with viewer filters and date range controls. Include links and clickable images to create product catalogs, video libraries, and brand your reports with text and images. Apply styles and color themes that make your data stories works of data visualization art.
With Data Studio, you can easily report on data from a wide variety of sources, without programming.
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