G Suite Developer Newsletter
August, 2017
G Suite Better With You
G Suite made better with you
G Suite is getting better every day, and we couldn't make it happen without our developer community. See what Forbes, TechCrunch, and Mashable have to say about our new updates across Docs, Sheets and Slides including new partner-branded templates from DocuSign, Lucidchart, LegalZoom and more. Interested in building a template? Sign up here.
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Developer Days
New G Suite session at Google Developer Days
Whether you're planning on attending our Google Developer Days in person or via livestream, don't miss our training session "Power your apps with Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Sheets, Slides & more". Our team will also hold office hours on both day.
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API & Tooling news
Announced: Slides API Codelab—our new Codelab walks you through an example of how to use the Slide and BigQuery APIs to scrape data from a source and "present it" with just a few lines of code.
Announced: New security protections to reduce risk from unverified apps—These additional protections introduce bolder warnings to inform users about newly created web apps and Apps Scripts that are pending verification.
Announced: Manage legal matters and holds programmatically with the Google Vault API—The Vault API allows to programmatically create, list, update, and delete matters and holds for data supported by Vault.
Announced: Google People API now supports updates to Contacts and Contact Groups—The new endpoints allow developers to create, delete and update a single contact as well as to read and write contact groups.
Announced: Updated Developer Identity Guidelines and Registration Processes to Protect Users—These new guidelines cover the app publishing process, risk assessment systems, and user-facing consent page in order to better detect spoofed or misleading application identities.
Launched: New Google Drive Metrics Now Accessible from Reports API—The new metrics methods provide greater visibility into how files are shared inside and outside of domain.
Launched: Updates to End User Consent for 3rd-party Apps and Single Sign-on Providers—We are implementing a new redirect form to make it clear to users which account they are authenticating with, as well as the permissions they are granting to applications.
Launched: A New Issue Tracker for G Suite Developers—The tracker allows for improved collaboration and transparency by enabling developers to see the issues that Google is actively working on.
Where to find us
Next Extended, various dates and locations
Kinnernet Europe, Au‌gust 3—6, Venice, IT
Y Combinator Demo Day, Au‌gust 21—2‌3, Mountai‌n View, C‌A
DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival, Se‌ptember 3—7, Tel Aviv, IL
Google Developer Day Europe, Se‌ptember 4—6, Krak√≥w, PL
TechCrunch Disrupt, Se‌ptember 18—20, San F‌rancisco, C‌A
Inbound, Se‌ptember 25—28, Boston, MA
Unbound Conference, No‌vember 1—2, Miami, FL
Dreamforce, No‌vember 6—9, S‌an F‌rancisco, C‌A
Slush, No‌vember 30—De‌cember 1, Helsinki, FI