G Suite Developer Newsletter
May 2018
IO Highlights
Missed us at I/O? Catch up to our session on building bots for Hangouts Chat
Last month we told you about the new chat bot framework for Hangouts Chat, our team-based messaging platform. Check out this in-depth article on how to build your first bot, which also includes a link to our session from Google I/O, which includes numerous live demos of sample bots.
Check it out ->
High Res Screenshots
G Suite Marketplace now supports high res screenshots for developers (1280 x 800)
With 400M installs and counting, the G Suite Marketplace is the place to list your application, integration, or add-on for G Suite. We're pleased to inform you that listings now support high-resolution (1280 x 800) screenshots for developers, perfect for future high DPI displays.
Learn more ->
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.
Where to find us
Google Cloud Summit Paris, June 5, Paris, France
Google Cloud Next 2018, July 24—27, San Francisco, CA
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