G Suite Developer Newsletter
July 2018
Next '18 is a wrap but you can catch up here
If you weren't able to join us at Google Cloud Next '18, FOMO not, our keynote and session recordings are available for viewing. Grab a cup of joe and catch up to keynotes featuring Diane Greene, Astro Teller as well as hundreds of session featuring hands-on enablement for your favorite tools like App Maker, Apps Script and more.
Watch the recap ->
Google Cloud
Cloud Search
Cloud Search is getting smarter with new capabilities to index not only data within G Suite but also third party data sources, whether they're in the cloud or on‑premises. Learn more about this new functionality and whether it can help you and your business.
Learn more ->
SaaS Initiative
Expanding Google Cloud's solutions with SaaS Initiative
Does your cloud application run on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)? If so, we just announced the SaaS Initiative, a brand new program that makes Google Cloud the choice channel for technology partners. Benefit from unique co‑selling opportunities, financial incentives, a robust online community, and more.
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: 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.
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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