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Zig Mandel
Works at Cloudware360
Attended Dartmouth College
Lives in Lima, Peru
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Novemember 2015 we brought all of the GDEs together in Mountain view for the annual GDE conference.

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Very cool! My Chrome extension is now "editor's choice" on the Chrome store!

See "Plus for Trello" on one of the five top large scrolling marquees at the main Chrome extensions page (from a desktop computer)

[note: Editors choice remain there for a few weeks, so you will no longer see it in the big marquee]
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Congratulations, Zig! It's a very nice extension!!
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+Zig Mandel is a Google Apps / Drive GDE from Peru.  Zig will be at Google IO 15. Since 2011, Zig has led his own company's development team, producing enterprise-quality products and solutions for large corporations and the government – based mostly on Google Cloud Platform integrated with Google Apps.

He loves designing highly-scalable, efficient, and robust architectures; speaking at Google-run conferences and providing community support (mostly in stackoverflow) and helping out as a manager for the Google+ community Developing add-ons for Google Docs/Sheets/Forms.

If you have any questions or just want to run some ideas by him Zig would be happy to chat with you about Google App scripts or Cloud Platform.    

#gde  #io15 
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Today I discovered that if you are on a mozilla site (like https://developer.mozilla.org) and press F12 to enter the dev console, it displays a recruitment note. What a great way to reach developers :)
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Very useful!
Now you can sort and filter read-only spreadsheets and share a url for a specific view.
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Here is a Google Sheets sidebar tool I made using Apps Script to crowd-translate the tour in my "Plus for Trello" Chrome extension and Android app. #googledrive   #googleappscript #gde #blogpost #trello

Within one hour I shared this tool to users I had volunteers for five different languages! (ten languages by now. The extension is used by over 40,000 users worldwide).

Its a big combined effort to translate and custom-fit each HTML text into a bubble shape. With ten languages that means over 700 bubbles to translate and custom-fit. This tool made the effort possible with little time invested on my part including time making the tool.

It takes under one minute to deploy a copy of this tool for yourself. It can be modified to display your own HTML preview not just this bubble tour example.

It was fun, easy and quick to build this Sheets sidebar tool. It allows volunteer translators to collaborate and includes a custom sheets sidebar to preview and even auto-translate the bubbles for rows not yet translated to give users a starting point.

Enjoy!
This post is about my experience using Google sheets as a custom collaboration tool to crowd-translate the tour in my Plus for Trello Chrome extension. The extension adds many features to trello.com (used by over 10 million u...
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+Samuel Suther saw your request, Ive emailed you instructions. cheers.
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Another review with plusfortrello.com as the top #trello extension!
Check Out these Top 6 Chrome Extensions for Trello for Better Productivity in Work.
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Honestly, it is the best.
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Timers revolution!
Revamped #trello timers now stay always visible as top-most panels even if you close Chrome! As usual, active timers sync to all your devices instantly when you are signed-in to Chrome.
Timers will stay up and work even after Chome upgrades Plus to a new version.

Collapsible Plus S/E charts and lists in Trello home into a single line. Very convenient to reach the boards below or just to open it whenever you want.

Improved "Recent S/E" home section now groups by card. See grouped information by mousing-over each line. This makes the list more compact while still showing your last 10 S/E entries.

Note that "Chrome panels" is a new Chrome feature that you need to enable in Chrome by following the instructions inside the timer popup once you start a timer. Otherwise the timer will show as a regular popup which is still cool but it won't stay on top of other windows.

Enjoy! donate? http://plusfortrello.com for the free Chrome extension and Android app.
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+Zig Mandel will be answering questions live in English and Spanish at the Google Experts "booth 1" Thursday 28th 4 to 5 pm on Moscone 2nd floor.

Ask him anything about Cloud Platform, App engine, Chrome extensions, Apps script and really just about any Google API.

Test his knowledge people! 

#GDE   #IO15  
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Spectacular fall!
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I'm a GDE (Google Developer Expert), CTO of Cloudware360 and maker of Plus for Trello.
Introduction
I'm  a Google Developer Expert and CTO of Cloudware360, a Google Apps Enterprise Partner based in Latin-America specialized in Cloud Computing.

I lived too many years as a Software Developer at Microsoft (Redmond), moved back home to Peru and made the change to Google specializing in all their services and APIs.

I lead my company's development team since 2011 and produce enterprise-quality products and solutions for large corporations and the government based mostly on Cloud Platform integrated with Google Apps.

I love to design highly-scalable efficient and robust architectures, speak at Google-organized conferences and provide community support. I'm in stackoverflow and help as manager for the Google+ community Developing add-ons for Google Docs/Sheets/Forms.

While leading my development team I was frustrated at the lack of good solutions for tracking software projects that didn't bankrupt me so I developed Plus for Trello, a free, open-source Chrome extension for Trello now used by thousands of teams worldwide.
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Google Developer Expert. Ex-Microsoft Senior Software Engineer (8 years at Redmond)
Education
  • Dartmouth College
    Computer Science
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CTO cloudware360
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Cloud Computing. Algorithms. Google Appengine. Google Cloud Plattform. Google Apps Script. Google APIs. Chrome extensions. Google Compute Engine. Team leader. Software Project Management. Agile. Kanban.
Employment
  • Cloudware360
    CTO, present
  • Microsoft
    Senior software engineer, 1994 - 2002
    SDE for Microsoft Money in Redmond WA
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Lima, Peru
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