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A Google Script Project Using Website Spreadsheets and Data Storage

Video Description

Explore how you can use Google Sheets to store data submitted directly from your own website using an HTML form

About This Video

  • You should know basic JavaScript and web development
  • All the source code is included to get you started quickly

In Detail

Google apps script has so many possibilities to really power up your web pages. Please note this course requires fundamental JavaScript knowledge and is designed to cover building a project that allows web users to submit a form, using AJAX send the data to a Google Script Web app and using Google Script to deposit the submission data into a Google Spreadsheet.

  • Learn the basics of writing Google Script
  • Explore how to add content and append content to spreadsheets
  • See how you can create web apps with web URLs
  • Submit data to your web app using AJAX - we use jQuery in the course using Get
  • Retrieve parameters in the request using Google Script and create an array to submit and add content to your spreadsheet
  • Return a callback response in JSON format back to your web page
  • All the source code is included to get you started quickly. 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 a 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." If you haven't tried it yet, I guarantee you will be BLOWN AWAY at how powerful 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. Taught by an instructor with over 20 years of web development experience, ready to help you learn. What are you waiting for this course is perfect to start writing Google Script and to practice writing Google Script, you have nothing to lose. All the code and supporting files for this course are available at: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/A-Google-Script-Project-Using-Website-Spreadsheets-and-Data-Storage

    Downloading the example code for this course: You can download the example code files for all Packt video courses you have purchased from your account at http://www.PacktPub.com. If you purchased this course elsewhere, you can visit http://www.PacktPub.com/support and register to have the files e-mailed directly to you.