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Getting Started with Google Apps Script: How to create amazing time saving applications within your Google Workspace with Apps Script Kindle Edition
This book is designed to help anyone get started with code, loaded with coding examples and code snippets you can try. Learn more with a step by step approach which helps demonstrate the power of Google Apps Script with simple examples. Coding examples are designed as starting exercises which can be used to bring your applications to the next level. Each lesson is specifically designed to demonstrate how a particular aspect of Google Apps Script can be used to perform common tasks and functions.
Resources, code examples, links, tips… everything you need in order to start coding and bring your applications to life.
The code presented in this book is designed to demonstrate what is possible with Google Apps Script. There is a lot that can be done and projects in this book are starter projects and exercises to help you learn about Apps Script. I do suggest that as you read the lessons of this book, to try the code alongside the lesson, so that you can see the code in action and test the various functions that will be presented.
- ASIN : B09QHK31SS
- Publication date : January 14, 2022
- Language : English
- File size : 4416 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 119 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #823,555 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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One reviewer, "For instance, take the question, what can Google Scripts do for emails (if anything)?"
There are also, literally, several sections that talks about how you can do things using emails. Open the kindle book and search email and you get 73 results. Lot of times email is used for various functions., but since the 2 star reviewer wonders what it can do, if anything regarding emails there is an entire section that talks about GmailApp class and goes into a number of things that you can do with it. This is in addition to generating emails from different apps like sheets or emailing someone form data, etc. emailing script made PDFs based on web data, text, spreadsheet data, etc.
Little tip ~ The book is only 125 pages or so. Look at it and then review it.
Me, I liked it and it is a great addition to the Udemy course that I also have from Laurence.
Google Apps is pretty powerful and a great way to learn a language, if like me, you need to learn by being able to apply what you learn to meaningful things and since I use spreadsheets everyday learning Apps Script is much easier and many of the examples are based on sheets.
If you are an 'applied science' kind of learner, get this book and at least play around with it. If you are new to languages get it anyway and check out his udemy courses. Apps Script is pretty much Java Script so anything you learn from Apps Script will be teaching you Java Script as well. But since you have the added benefit of the knowledge of interacting with google doc products.
For instance, take the question, what can Google Scripts do for emails (if anything)?
The only way to find out if the book has anything to say about that (or ANY broad topic), is to flip every page and see there is anything said (search function couldn't find anything either).
Without some guide of where to find specific topics or info, the book is rendered not very useful. (Unless you just want to read it like a novel)
This book breaks down the code in an easy to understand way and he guides you through the various projects.
With many screenshots, you are helped through the process visually.