Google Apps Script - Arun Nagarajan, Google

  • February 21, 2013 · 6:30 PM

Google Apps Script is a cloud based JavaScript environment which allows you to write powerful applications and workflows around Google Apps such as Gmail, Docs, Drive, Sheets and more. The development is entirely within a browser and its free and easy to get started. Come learn all the capabilities of Google Apps Script and walk away being able to write your first script.

Presentation Outline:

- What is Apps Script?
- How to get started
- My first script
--- Scripts within Spreadsheet
--- Scripts as a web app
--- Scripts as a dashboard
--- Scripts in a Google Site
--- Scripts integrated with Gmail and Drive
--- Scripts running on a trigger
--- Scripts for User/Domain Administration
--- Advanced features - ScriptDb, Templates, Libraries, Chrome Web Store etc.
- Where to go for further help

Speaker Profile 

Arun Nagarajan is a Senior Developer Advocate at Google. As part of the Developer Relations team, Arun works closely with Google Apps customers, partners and independent developers to help build compelling applications and workflows using Google Apps Script. Prior to Google, Arun spent over 9 years at a Boston area mobile software company building a cross-platform mobile application development framework for large enterprises. Arun has a BS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. Arun resides in New York City but still loves the outdoors.


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  • Ben P.

    i luv u arun! One of the best organized, best prepared meetups I've been to, including the lighting round.

    February 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    FUI: If you're coming in late head to the 6th (not 7th) floor.

    February 21, 2013

  • Phil S.

    In Boston for a month. Soaking up the tech scene.

    February 19, 2013

  • James S.

    Interested in hearing how to build apps that can be sold to end users and how manage IP when it's all loaded in the browser.

    February 1, 2013

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