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Google Script: Enterprise Application Essentials - Adding Functionality to Your Google Apps
     

Google Script: Enterprise Application Essentials - Adding Functionality to Your Google Apps

by James Ferreira
 

How can you extend Google Apps to fit your organization’s needs? This concise guide shows you how to use Google Scripts, the JavaScript-based language that provides a complete web-based development platform—with no downloads, configuration, or compiling required. You’ll learn how to add functionality to Gmail, spreadsheets, and other Google

Overview

How can you extend Google Apps to fit your organization’s needs? This concise guide shows you how to use Google Scripts, the JavaScript-based language that provides a complete web-based development platform—with no downloads, configuration, or compiling required. You’ll learn how to add functionality to Gmail, spreadsheets, and other Google services, or build data-driven apps that run from a spreadsheet, in a browser window, or within a Google Site.

If you have some JavaScript experience, getting started with Google Scripts is easy. Through code examples and step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn how to build applications that authenticate users, display custom data from a spreadsheet, send emails, and many more tasks.

  • Learn Google Script’s built-in debugger, script manager, and other features
  • Create a user interface as a pop-up window, a web page, or a Google Sites gadget
  • Use data objects and CSS to build effective product pages
  • Automatically generate web forms from key values you specify in your Google Docs
  • Create a database UI that works as a mobile app and Google Site gadget
  • Use Google Docs and Gmail to create a document revision workflow

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449318529
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/27/2012
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

James Ferreira managed public communications for two successful state political campaigns; served as the Chief Information Officer for the New Mexico Office of Attorney General; migrated the first government agency to Google Apps; speaks at conferences across the nation about implementing new technology; wrote software to extend Google Apps that serves more than half a million users worldwide and published numerous technology articles including the Google Enterprise blog.

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