Google Apps Script: Web Application Development Essentials (Paperback)

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Google Apps Script: Web Application Development Essentials (Paperback)

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Learn how to create dynamic web applications with Google Apps Script and take full advantage of your Google-hosted services. If you have basic coding skills and some JavaScript experience, this practical book shows you how Apps Script works, and provides step-by-step guidance for building applications you can use right away.

Apps Script is handy for automating Google Apps tasks, but it also serves as a complete application platform. With this book, you'll learn how to build, store, run, and share data-driven web apps right on Google Drive. You'll have access to complete code and working examples that show you how everything fits together.

  • Build an interactive Web App UI that runs on most web and mobile browsers
  • Create a sample product catalog that displays custom data from a spreadsheet
  • Develop an application to generate web forms from templates
  • Use Apps Script to build a simple web-based database application
  • Design a document workflow builder that users can quickly customize
  • Create a Google form that lets you select and send email responses
  • Debug your code and keep track of script problems after deployment
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.
Product Details ISBN: 9781491946183
ISBN-10: 1491946180
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: May 6th, 2014
Pages: 213
Language: English