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Google Apps: Mastering Integration and Customization by Pascal Cadet, Manuel Alves, Médéric Morel, Pirmin Lemberger

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Gmail in detail

How is Gmail different from traditional messaging tools?

Nothing to set up on the client machine

Gmail is an online messaging tool. From a user perspective, it requires strictly no setup whatsoever on the client machine. Everything just happens in the browser which should, however, be a recent version. In any case, the browser should be kept up-to-date to take advantage of the latest improvements in JavaScript parsing and in HTML 5 implementation. Version 6 of Internet Explorer and even Google's own Chrome 3.0 are not supported any longer, because they might not render Gmail properly in the near future.

Constant improvements

The Gmail service is steadily improving, partly thanks to feedback from users who test its newest experimental ...

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