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Google Workspace sessions not to miss at Google Cloud Next | Google Cloud Blog

Join us online or in-person at Google Cloud Next ’22, our flagship event where over 1 million people across the globe come together to learn and grow. Don’t miss out on meeting other IT and security professionals, developers, and business leaders. Learn about the latest product announcements and hear valuable insights from Google executives, including Thomas Kurian, Google Cloud CEO, and Aparna Pappu, VP and GM for Google Workspace. You’ll also hear inspiring stories from our global customers, such as Airbus and Iron Mountain, and technology partners like Asana, about how they’re using Google Workspace in their organizations.

A recent post on the Google Cloud blog highlights the Google Workspace lineup of keynotes and sessions not to miss at Next ’22. There are a range of sessions from Google, global customers and partners.

Source: Google Workspace sessions not to miss at Google Cloud Next | Google Cloud Blog

Alice Keeler’s top tips for getting your Google Workspace Add-on published | Google Cloud Blog

If this is your first attempt at submitting an add-on for the Google Marketplace, it—like all new experiences—can take longer than expected as you learn and get comfortable with all of the requirements. You should expect pushback from both the OAuth team and the Marketplace team, as they are on the frontline of ensuring that end users have a positive experience installing Add-ons. Taking the time to slowly go through and make sure you have each of the elements along with a willingness to update and improve your application will surely result in the successful publication of your Add-on published in the Google Marketplace.

Alice Keeler knows a thing or two about publishing Google Workspace Add-ons to the Marketplace with over 20 entries. In this post on the Google Cloud Blog Alice shares some of her top tips for surviving the publication process. This includes website essentials, tips on artwork as well as creating your verification video. Follow the source link for these tips and more.

Source: Google Cloud Workspace Add-On Customization | Google Cloud Blog

Make software development much more agile with Google Workspace [Google Chat apps and Add-ons]

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Learn how developers use Google Workspace to centralize and integrate all of their favorite Agile and DevOps tools like Jira, GitHub, Datadog, and PagerDuty.

From the Google Cloud Blog you can learn how Google Workspace is being used to make software development more agile. For Google Workspace developers this includes a number of products you might want to consider. Additionally, this post is a great way to see how Google Chat apps and Workspace Add-ons are being seamlessly integrated to expand the functionality of Google Workspace. If you haven’t recently looked at the opportunities with developing Google Chat apps you probably should…

Source: Make software development much more agile with Google Workspace | Google Cloud Blog

When to use AppSheet or Apps Script in Google Workspace | Google Cloud Blog

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

Getting started with the Google Vision API from G Suite | 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

Analyzing text in a Google Sheet using Cloud Natural Language API and Apps Script | 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

Celebrating 10 years of Apps Script: looking back on how it started | 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