Google Apps Script - A Project-Based Exercise Using Spreadsheets and Web Apps

Video description

Group site project with Google Script - Google Site and Web apps - Spreadsheet

Do you want to connect Google Apps Together and make some really amazing things happen? Course will provide you the foundation to work with Google Script to build a Web App that can be embedded in Google Sites. Within the course we show you how to use Google Spreadsheet as a source for retrieving and storing data. Power up what you do online, bringing together built in functionality in your Google Suite. 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.

Course Covers

- Basics of Google Script - how to use the online editor and overview of the functionality

- How to create a bound script to your Google Sheet

- Add new rows and get contents from Google Spreadsheet

- Sort and update Google Sheet data

- How to select sheet contents

- How to use HTTP service to output an HTML file within Google Web apps

- Use web apps to create interactive content

- Use JavaScript within Google Apps and Google client-side pages

- Setup a Google site and embed your Google script

- Use session values and other powerful built-in script methods

- Fine tune and tweak debug web apps

All this and more

Build a nice interactive project from scratch alongside the lessons within the course. Practice JavaScript and data handling, JSON, JavaScript objects, Array and more

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."

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.

What You Will Learn

  • Create web apps with Google Script
  • Build your own post application
  • Add Google Scripts apps to Google Sites
  • Update and use Spreadsheet data within Google Sites


This course is for application developers, anyone who wants to learn about Google Apps Script or wants to create web apps with Google Apps Script and JavaScript developers who want to extend their knowledge.

About The Author

Laurence Svekis: Laurence Svekis is an experienced web application developer. He has worked on multiple enterprise-level applications, hundreds of websites, business solutions, and many unique and innovative web applications. He has expertise in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, PHP, and MySQL and is also passionate about web technologies, web application development, programming, and online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO. He is always willing to help his students experience what technology has to offer and looks forward to sharing his knowledge and experiences with the world.

Product information

  • Title: Google Apps Script - A Project-Based Exercise Using Spreadsheets and Web Apps
  • Author(s): Laurence Svekis
  • Release date: January 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781838556914