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A Dynamic Quiz App using Google Apps Script with Google Sheets as the Data Source

Video Description

Create your own web applications that uses Google Spreadsheet data to build quizzes and JavaScript to build the website

About This Video

  • All you need to know is fundamental JavaScript knowledgeTaught by an instructor with over 20 years of web development experience

In Detail

You will be amazed at what you can do with just a few lines of code and how easy it is to connect Google Sheets to your website. This is a great solution to avoid backend code using only Google Script which is essentially JavaScript with a bunch of methods in the cloud. No database - only JavaScript skills is a prerequisite for this course. Power up your web applications - made easy - no magic just code. All the source code is included.New to apps script - don't worry its like JavaScript : Apps Script is a scripting language based on JavaScript 1.6, which gets executed in the Google Cloud. JavaScript developers extend your knowledge and learn how you can use your skills to develop apps script bringing together all the power of Google's Apps. Google Apps Script : is based on JavaScript 1.6 with some portions of 1.7 and 1.8 and provides subset of ECMAScript 5 API however instead of running on the client, it gets executed in the Google Cloud. According to Google, Apps Script "provides easy ways to automate tasks across Google products and third-party services."Apps Script is also the tool that powers the add-ons for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides." Google Script can be, and at how easy it is to write. With just a few lines of code, you can do a whole lot! Don't take my word for it try it and see.

All the code and supporting files for this course are available at: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/A-Dynamic-Quiz-App-using-Google-Apps-Script-with-Google-Sheets-as-the-Data-Source

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