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Heads up: we just released a new set of quickstart tutorials for the Google Calendar API. Take a look and let us know if you have any feedback, and if you'd like to see the same for other APIs.
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A creative use of Apps Script.
"We quickly identified that tablets with an app could provide the answer," says Taggart. "Many people have smartphones now, so kitchen staff wouldn't...
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Looks like the app is just a navigational layer, directing users to the right form.  Still, it's a good example of how Forms can help.  Schools run on these kinds of processes and the systems have often grown organically over the years, making the transition all about the people-management, not the tech.
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Huge news for Add-ons!
 
Since we introduced add-ons for Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms last year, domain admins have kept asking for two things:

Installing and pre-authorizing an add-on for every user in a domain or group. Starting today, admins can do just that, if the add-on's developer has published the add-on for domain-wide installation.

Install some approved add-ons while restricting users from installing others. Thanks to the feature above, this is now possible too — a domain admin can disable add-on installation for users, then personally install approved add-ons either for all users in the domain or for a specific organizational unit.
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So great feature, very useful to develop small Apps Script application and automations scripts for a company ! Thanks.
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The #io15 registration window is open. Don’t worry, you have until 5pm PDT on 3/19 to apply.

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Google I/O 2015 brings together developers for an immersive, two-day experience focused on exploring the next generation of technology, mobile and beyond. Join us online or in person May 28-29, 2015.
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Check out this neat tutorial that shows you how to build a digital assistant using Twilio and the Calendar API.
 
What if I could build a script that keeps tabs on my Google Calendar and whenever it found I’m meant to have a call with someone it would connect me with that person automatically by dialing out to both of us?
Being a developer evangelist means I get to work from anywhere. Often times I find myself on the road going to wicked events and having great conversations with
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Bug alert: HtmlService NATIVE sandbox mode falls back to EMULATED in Safari and older versions of Chrome

See the issue below for the full details. We're actively working on a solution. Star the issue to get updates.
Google Apps Script issues and feature requests
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+Eric Koleda No probs,,, let the world move on! Also, after upgrading to Chrome 41 I am seeing good improvement, Thanks! +Artur Klarin  Grrrr!
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Firebase + Apps Script
This site is owned & maintained by Romain Vialard, creator of Gmail Meter, Yet Another Mail Merge, Awesome Table and many other useful add-ons for Google Apps. You'll find here many add-ons, tutorials and code examples for Google Apps Script developers.
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All thanks goes to +Kalyan Reddy for bringing these new services to Apps Script.
 
We've just expanded the collection of Advanced Google services available in Apps Script! Check out our blog post for more info and sample code. 
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Domain-wide installation of Add-ons
This has been a top feature request since we launched add-ons, and I'm so happy to see this launch. With this change, you can now do two things:

1) List your existing add-ons on the Google Apps Marketplace, allowing domain administrators to install your add-on for an entire domain with just a couple clicks.

2) Bundle an add-on with an existing Google Apps Marketplace listing, so that when an administrator installs your application they get your add-on too, giving their users a more immersive experience.

See the blog post below for information on how to get started, and check out the general product announcement here: http://googleforwork.blogspot.com/2015/03/enhanced-add-ons-experience-for-Google-Docs-admins-and-developers.html
 
Since we introduced add-ons for Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms last year, domain admins have kept asking for two things:

Installing and pre-authorizing an add-on for every user in a domain or group. Starting today, admins can do just that, if the add-on's developer has published the add-on for domain-wide installation.

Install some approved add-ons while restricting users from installing others. Thanks to the feature above, this is now possible too — a domain admin can disable add-on installation for users, then personally install approved add-ons either for all users in the domain or for a specific organizational unit.
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+Giovanni Campos, in you experience what is the turn around time like on GAM reviews?
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As many Apps Script developers are aware, it's been a rough couple of weeks for form submit triggers. The team is working hard to fix the remaining issues, but I thought it may also be worth sharing some ways you can make your script more tolerant of triggers that fail to fire or fire more than once. I've posted some sample code that demonstrates how you can use LockService and time-based triggers to this end.
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Yes, the immediate issue has been fixed. You may still see trigger problems from time to time, and if you find another pattern let us know.
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As you may have already seen, we announced yesterday some changes to how OAuth is used in UrlFetchApp. We're deprecating the built-in OAuthConfig mechanism in favor of two new open source libraries. The deadlines to migrate are unfortunately pretty tight, but feel free to ping my on G+ with any issues you run in to.
Posted by Eric Koleda, Developer Platform Engineer. OAuth is the de facto standard for authorization today and is used by most modern APIs. Apps Script handles the OAuth flow automatically for dozens of built-in and advanced services, but until recently only had limited support for connecting to ...
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+Ash Clarke, ideally we wouldn't, but the functionality relies on some backend systems that are also being deprecated.
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A really fantastic introduction to Apps Script and add-ons for beginners.
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Learning to create an Add-on is just a matter of copying and pasting Google's code!  Hurray;)
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