Learning Google Apps Script
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Learning Google Apps Script

Ramalingam Ganapathy

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Learning Google Apps Script

Ramalingam Ganapathy

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About This Book

Customize and automate Google Applications using Apps Script

About This Book

  • Gain insight into customizing and automating Google applications with JavaScript
  • Create add-ons for Google Sheets, Docs, or Forms; automate your workflow; integrate with external APIs; and more.
  • A step-by-step guide to building real-world solutions

Who This Book Is For

Newbies to google apps script but having practical experience in Javascript.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn about the Google Apps script platform and work with scripts to develop Google apps
  • Create custom menus and dialogs
  • Parse and send emails
  • Generate Google calendar events
  • Build Translator and RSS reader applications
  • Develop interactive web pages
  • Design interactive web-forms
  • Form a workflow application

In Detail

Google Apps Script is a cloud-based scripting language based on JavaScript to customize and automate Google applications.

Apps Script makes it easy to create and publish add-ons in an online store for Google Sheets, Docs, and Forms.

It serves as one single platform to build, code, and ultimately share your App on the Web store.

This book begins by covering the basics of the Google application platform and goes on to empower you to automate most of the Google applications.

You will learn the concepts of creating a menu, sending mails, building interactive web pages, and implementing all these techniques to develop an interactive Web page as a form to submit sheets

You will be guided through all these tasks with plenty of screenshots and code snippets that will ensure your success in customizing and automating various Google applications

This guide is an invaluable tutorial for beginners who intend to develop the skills to automate and customize Google applications

Style and approach

An easy-to-follow yet comprehensive guide, filled with many code examples and screenshots illustrating various Google Apps scripts.

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Year
2016
ISBN
9781785882517

Learning Google Apps Script


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Learning Google Apps Script

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First published: March 2016
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Credits

Author
Ramalingam Ganapathy
Reviewer
Serge Gabet
Commissioning Editor
Priya Singh
Acquisition Editors
Vinay Argekar
Pratik Shah
Content Development Editor
Sachin Karnani
Technical Editor
Prajakta Mhatre
Copy Editor
Charlotte Carneiro
Project Coordinator
Neha Bhatnagar
Proofreader
Safis Editing
Indexer
Rekha Nair
Graphics
Abhinash Sahu
Production Coordinator
Aparna Bhagat
Cover Work
Aparna Bhagat

About the Author

Ramalingam Ganapathy is an independent computer software professional with more than 15 years of working experience of JavaScript and Google Apps Script. In 1985, he started his career as a digital electronic circuit designer and service engineer. Highly interested in reading technical books and building electroni...

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