Tag: Google Apps

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 […]

Google add-ons vs Microsoft Office Apps: Read/Write tests

Google add-ons vs Microsoft Office Apps: Read/Write tests

We’ve been spending a lot of time with the Office/Productivity offerings from Google (Google Drive/Docs/Sheets) and Microsoft (Office 365, SharePoint, Word, Excel) and both of these two platforms have some drawbacks, but also some redeeming factors. Google’s offering is purely cloud-based, your add-ons and scripts are hosted by Google and […]

Extending Google Spreadsheets with Google Apps Script

Extending Google Spreadsheets with Google Apps Script

In my previous article, we looked at extending Google Docs by creating a Google App Script. In today’s article we’ll explore the method of adding additional functionality inside a Google Spreadsheet. We’ll create script that changes the orientation of a selection to either vertical or horizontal based on the option […]

Extending Google Docs with Google Apps Scripts

Extending Google Docs with Google Apps Scripts

Did you know that 5 million businesses use Google Apps? Were you also aware that users can create and edit both Word and Excel style documents and spreadsheets right inside their browsers? Google Apps provides a whole new set of opportunities for developers by enabling them to build web apps […]