Release Notes: 2016

This page lists the major changes in each release of Google Apps Script in 2016. It is intended to help developers identify changes in behavior. For more recent changes, see the current year's release notes.

December 2016

Deceber 1, 2016

Introduced the Early Access program for new G Suite Business features. These features include App Maker and Stackdriver Logging.

November 2016

November 23, 2016

Added forms validation classes for check boxes, generic data, grid items, paragraph text items, and text items.

October 2016

October 19, 2016

Added X-Frame-Option header support to HtmlService, allowing iframes to render Apps Script HTML and web apps.

July 2016

July 28, 2016

Added support for Android add-ons. Now you can make Google Docs and Sheets add-ons that work on Android.

July 12, 2016

The use of project keys to identify scripts is now deprecated. The preferred unique identifier for a script is the Script ID. There are no plans to turn off or disable the use of project keys; code that uses project keys will continue to work for the foreseeable future.

July 6, 2016

NATIVE sandbox mode is now shut down. All scripts default to IFRAME mode, regardless of which mode, if any, is specified. Scripts that relied on NATIVE mode features may need to be migrated.

April 2016

April 11, 2016

  • Support for PATCH requests has been added to UrlFetchApp.

March 2016

March 25, 2016

  • Deprecated the add(widget) method in the DashboardPanel class because it takes a UiApp.Widget argument, and UiApp was deprecated in 2014.

February 2016

February 29, 2016

Announcing the following recent changes: