G Suite Developer Newsletter
October 2018
Introducing Compose Actions for Gmail Add-ons
Introducing Compose Actions for Gmail Add‑ons
Compose actions are a new feature of the Gmail Add‑ons framework that lets developers trigger actions from within Gmail's compose window. So if you have an app that handles attachments, images, GIFs or anything else that is to email what babies are to pacifiers, read on to learn how to build your own compose action.
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Migrating G Suite extensions to the G Suite Marketplace
Migrating G Suite extensions to the G Suite Marketplace
In an effort to better expose G Suite extensions to our users, we will be migrating all G Suite Chrome extensions to the G Suite Marketplace. If you have existing apps listed on the Chrome Web Store, you'll have 90 days to migrate them. Reviews and rankings will be ported over, natch.
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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
DevFest EastBay 2018, November 3, Berkeley, CA
Angular Connect, November 11, London, UK
DevFest LA, December 2, Los Angeles, CA
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