G Suite Developer Newsletter
September 2016
G Suite
Announcing G Suite: our new name for Google Apps
Google Apps has a brand new name, but our mission for developers remains the same. Here's what you need to know about G Suite and what it means for developers.
Going to Dreamforce 2016? Join us for a session on the future of work
We are excited to join the Salesforce team this year at Dreamforce for a special session called "Google and Salesforce: A Peek Into the Future of Work". If you're in San Francisco, join us on Thursday, O‌ctober 6th at 2pm (PST).
Learn more ->
API news
Launched: New Metrics on Hangouts and Changes to Google+ Activity Metrics—The new Hangouts metrics have been added to the Reports API and can now be used to track video calls by platform. In addition, a number of Google+ components will soon be unbundled from the Google+ product. The new metrics reflect users of Google+ only.
Launched: External Directory Sharing Setting—In September, we will add two APIs to the recently launched External Directory Sharing Admin console setting. The sharing setting is already enforced in the Google People API, and we will now also enforce it in Google CardDAV API and Google Contacts API v3.
Launched: Gmail API: New Endpoints for Settings—The new feature extends the Gmail API with new endpoints for managing settings such as filters, signatures, out of the office settings, and more.
Launched: Cloud Speech API—The new feature, now in beta, enables users to convert audio into text using standard HTTP GET and POST constructs. The API recognizes over 80 languages and variants, supporting a global user base.
Launched: Cloud Natural Language API—The new feature, now in beta, lets users easily reveal the structure and meaning of their text in a variety of languages. It includes sentiment analysis, entity recognition, and syntax analysis.
Deprecating: OAuth1—Applications using OAuth 1.0 (2LO) will continue to work until it is fully retired on O‌ctober 20, 2016.
Developer news
Google and Box announced a partnership enabling Box to integrate with Google Docs and Google Springboard.
Google and Okta announced an expanded alliance to help large enterprises transition from legacy on-premise directory infrastructures to the cloud in order to foster improved productivity, secure collaboration and rapid innovation.
Evernote announced plans to migrate all of its data to Google's Cloud Platform. As part of the migration, it will start using Google's machine learning APIs to access and use the data.
HipChat launches Calendar and Drive integrations, enabling users to stay focused on conversations with the ability to search, view, and share files and calendars without leaving HipChat.
Where to find us
Dreamforce, O‌ctober 4-7, San Francisco
GCP NEXT, O‌ctober 20, London
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