Google Apps Developer Newsletter
June 2016
Digital Marketplaces
What Bazaars Can Teach Us About Digital Marketplaces
Looking to build a digital marketplace of your own? You may learn a thing or two from the bazaars and souks of yore, according to our head of evangelism. Whether it's bringing buyers and sellers together, building trust within the community, or offering complementary services, the similarities don't end there.
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Announcing GCP NEXT Tokyo, New York and London
Google Cloud Platform is continuing its world tour. Next stops are Tokyo (9/6), New York (10/5) and London (10/20) and members of the Apps team will be there too. Join us in person in Tokyo if you can by signing up here, and stay tuned for New York and London sign-up pages.
Sign up for GCP NEXT Tokyo ->
Google Apps Developer Summit
Google Apps Developer Summit in September
Our upcoming Developer Summit will enable developers to learn more about the Sheets, Slides and Drive APIs by working directly with our product managers and engineers at Google HQ in Mountain View. If you'd like to participate, please complete the form to request an invitation. Seating will be limited, so sign up now.
Request Invite ->
API news
Launched: Mobile Audit in the Reports API—The new feature audits activities on iOS and Android devices managed by Google Mobile Management, giving administrators the visibility into key activities occurring in their domain.
Launched: Sheets API—The new Sheets API gives developers programmatic access to powerful features in the Sheets web and mobile interfaces, including charts and pivot tables. Learn more here.
Announced: Slides API Preview—The new Slides API lets developers create and update presentations programmatically by exporting data from other tools into Slides. Learn more here.
Launched: People API—Provides read-only access to authenticated users' contacts.
Launched: Calendar Resources API—Enables Google for Work customers to manage their physical resources like conference rooms and printers by adding them to meetings.
Deprecating: Drive Web Hosting—We will discontinue serving content via id on A‌ugust 31, 2016. Please see alternatives here.
Deprecating: OAuth1—Applications using OAuth 1.0 (2LO) will continue to work until it is fully retired on O‌ctober 20, 2016.
Developer news
BetterCloud launches their latest core technology, BetterCloud Workflows, to help IT automate critical, complex processes across SaaS applications.
Lucidchart launches Lucidchart add-on for Google Sheets to supplement data sets with context and insight.
Xero is featured in the Tech Pioneers Report along with 49 other technology startups from Australia and New Zealand who provide opportunities for Australian businesses to leverage technology in new and exciting ways.
Where to find us
Atmosphere Digital: Rethinking Security in the Cloud, J‌une 28
Integrate This Live: Featuring Google Drive, July 12th
GCP NEXT, September 6, Tokyo
GCP NEXT, October 5, New York
GCP NEXT, October 20, London
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