Tag: Gmail Gadgets

Excel Online & Google Sheets for developers – what’s the difference?

Excel Online & Google Sheets for developers – what’s the difference?

In the last few weeks we’ve covered a lot of aspects of both Google Sheets and Excel Online and we’ve seen that both platforms offer developers various options to customize and integrate with. We also realized that each platform has as a number of caveats as well as a number […]

Developing Gmail contextual gadgets

Developing Gmail contextual gadgets

In my last article, we explored How to develop Gmail sidebar gadgets. In today’s article we’ll take a closer look at what is involved in creating a contextual gadget for Gmail. Gmail contextual gadgets are a good way to add additional functionality to Gmail allowing your user to perform tasks […]

Extending Google Gmail with sidebar gadgets

Extending Google Gmail with sidebar gadgets

Google Mail or Gmail provides developers with an extensibility model in the form of Gmail gadgets. Gmail gadgets come in two flavors: Sidebar gadgets and contextual gadgets. Sidebar gadgets are shown on the left hand side of the Gmail user interface, just underneath the list of folders – this can […]