Google Apps Developer Challenge IO Round up

If you are developing for the Google Apps Developer Challenge, then you should be interested in the following highlights from  #IO12 on Google Drive and Apps Scripts. I have added the relevant blog posts and resources if you want more information.

Google Drive: New version of the Google Drive SDK released!
-exposes all standard file operations (https://developers.google.com/drive/v2/reference/files)
-exposes methods to list, search files, convert between formats, copy files, manage revisions, and share files with users
-new client libraries and examples: .Net, Go, Java, Javascript, Objective C,PHP, Python and Ruby
-Full Mobile Support for Android and IOS Apps
-Installation of apps via the Chrome Web Store is no longer required (but remember you can upload your competition entries to the Chrome Web Store AFTER the 24th of August)
-Easier sharing of files on SDK

DETAILS: http://googledevelopers.blogspot.com/2012/06/announcing-version-2-of-google-drive.html
Have questions about Drive SDK? Please visit: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/google-drive-sdk

Apps Script: Remember this URL : http://script.google.com !
-Can create scripts from script.google.com  or from Google Drive. Projects saved in Drive.
-Use HtmlService to create web apps using HTML, client-side JavaScript, and CSS.
-Use jQuery to build web apps
-Store application’s data using ScriptDB, an embedded JSON database for Apps Script.
-Now able to publish your Apps Script Web Apps on the Chrome Web Store. (Again for the  #gappschallenge , this has to be after 24th August 2012 )

DETAILS: http://googleappsdeveloper.blogspot.com/2012/06/big-updates-for-apps-script.html
Have questions about Apps Scripts? Visit: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/google-apps-script

All other important updates about other platforms can be found on the +Google Developers  blog post: http://googledevelopers.blogspot.com/2012/06/google-io-2012-thats-wrap.html

Also, catch up with office hours on the Google Developer Live site:

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