G Suite Developer Newsletter
December 2018
The new G Suite Developer Hub is here
The new G Suite Developer Hub is here
Building on Google Cloud Next '18 announcements, we're proud to unveil the spanking new G Suite Developer Hub--your one stop shop to create and monitor Apps Script and App Maker projects, as well as track all the triggers you've implemented in your organization. Try it today.
Learn more ->
Streamlining App Maker access for your users
Streamlining App Maker access for your users
When an App Maker app needs access to a user's G Suite data, such as Gmail or Calendar, it prompts them by default for authorization, which can sometimes cause confusion. So as to streamline the user experience we are offering a way for admins and developers to authorize App Maker apps so that users don't have to allow permission.
Check it out ->
Building App Maker apps for education? Apply for Cloud SQL credits here
Building App Maker apps for education? Apply for Cloud SQL credits here
Looking to build powerful cloud apps that speed up workflows and process at your institution? App Maker might just be the ticket. Through March 2019, we're giving away free Cloud SQL credits (worth $250) to eligible EDU customers and developers. Learn more below to see if you're eligible and get started.
Apply now ->
API & Tooling news
Deprecation: Gmail Contextual Gadgets Deprecation—We are planning to shut down all Gmail contextual gadgets on August 1st, 2018. Gmail Add-ons will satisfy many of the same needs as contextual gadgets while offering you a better developer experience, cross-platform support, and more stability.
Launched: G Suite Pre-integrated SAML Apps Catalog—Added single-sign on access to 25 new applications such as Adobe Sign, Envoy, and Uservoice.
Launched: 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.
Launched: 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.
Launched: 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.
Launched: 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.
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