Google Bard AI tool now has the ability to write code

Google Bard AI tool now has the ability to write code


28 April 2023

While we wait for the Google I/O 2023 conference to get to know, among other things, Google's new search engine that will be enhanced with AI tools, the company continues to tirelessly develop Google Bard in order to catch up with Microsoft's Bing Chat.

According to Google, Bard now has the ability to write code in more than 20 programming languages including C++, Go, Java, JavaScript, Python and TypeScript. Also, users can very easily export Python code from Bard directly to Google Colab without requiring copy-paste actions. Finally, Bard can already be used as a scripting utility for Google Sheets.

The company's official blog states that users are able to ask Bard for explanations about the code it generates, as well as help with their own code snippets. Bard even displays the source in case it has "borrowed" code from an open-source project. It goes without saying that there is an information that the code it produces may contain bugs.

Both ChatGPT and Bing Chat have for some time now been able to produce code in various programming languages, but it's still a good sign of progress for Google's Bard. After all, Bard now offers greater reliability in text authoring.

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