AppSheet and Apps Script bring together a lot of powerful customization and functionality to Google Workspace, but you may be wondering when to use which platform. Here’s the answer.
This post covers various scenarios where you might want to use “AppSheet, Google Cloud’s no-code development platform, and Apps Script, Google Workspace’s integrated low-code development platform”.
It was the last line in the post that particularly caught my eye:
We plan to continue to integrate AppSheet and Apps Script in interesting ways, and to make it even easier for you to build powerful solutions. We’re eager to see what you create.
Source: When to use AppSheet or Apps Script in Google Workspace | Google Cloud Blog
The Google Cloud Vision API is a powerful tool that helps developers build apps with visual detection features, including image labelling, face and landmark detection, and optical character recognition (OCR). Getting started building with these services is relatively simple with Apps Script, as it uses simple REST calls to interact with the API directly, eliminating the need to set up SDKs or to download client libraries.
In this post Christian Schalk, Google Cloud Developer Advocate, provides details for setting up a Google Apps Script project with the Google Vision API, using this service to perform optical character recognition on a user selected image.
Source: Getting started with the Google Vision API from G Suite | Google Cloud Blog
Try out Apps Script on a Google Sheet populated with a Kaggle Dataset: interpret with Cloud Natural Language, and visualize the output in DataStudio.
As part of this post you can see how you can send and update data from a Google Sheet to Cloud Natural Language.
Source: Analyzing text in a Google Sheet using Cloud Natural Language API and Apps Script | Google Cloud Blog
10 years ago this week we introduced Google Apps Script, G Suite’s scripting platform. What started as a small experiment has grown into one of Google’s most popular developer products. To commemorate the moment, I sat down with Mike Harm, the creator of Apps Script, to reflect back on how it all got started.
Source: Celebrating 10 years of Apps Script: looking back on how it started | Google Cloud Blog