Later this year Google will host its first Chrome Dev Summit as part of that strategy. The two-day conference -- Nov. 20-21 -- will feature Chrome engineers and program managers leading sessions on creating traditional Web apps and packaged apps, accessing the APIs Google has been busy building or tweaking, and optimizing app performance.
The summit, which has not yet begun taking registrations, will take place on Google's Mountain View, Calif., campus. Sessions will also be webcast live, Google has promised.
The dev build of Chrome 31 for OS X, which includes the App Launcher preview, can be downloaded from Google's website.
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