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A Google Script Project Using Website Spreadsheets and Data Storage [Video]

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  • Connect website input form to Google Spreadsheet
  • Add data from an input form to Google Spreadsheet

Google apps script has so many possibilities to really power up your web pages. Please note this course requires fundamental JavaScript knowledge and is designed to cover building a project that allows web users to submit a form, using AJAX send the data to a Google Script Web app and using Google Script to deposit the submission data into a Google Spreadsheet.

  • Learn the basics of writing Google Script
  • Explore how to add content and append content to spreadsheets
  • See how you can create web apps with web URLs
  • Submit data to your web app using AJAX - we use jQuery in the course using Get
  • Retrieve parameters in the request using Google Script and create an array to submit and add content to your spreadsheet
  • Return a callback response in JSON format back to your web page

All the source code is included to get you started quickly. JavaScript developers extend your knowledge and learn how you can use your skills to develop apps script bringing together all the power of Google's Apps. Google Apps Script is based on JavaScript 1.6 with some portions of 1.7 and 1.8 and provides a subset of ECMAScript 5 API however instead of running on the client, it gets executed in the Google Cloud. According to Google, Apps Script "provides easy ways to automate tasks across Google products and third-party services. Apps Script is also the tool that powers the add-ons for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides". If you haven't tried it yet, I guarantee you will be BLOWN AWAY at how powerful Google Script can be, and at how easy it is to write. With just a few lines of code, you can do a whole lot!

Don't take my word for it try it and see. Taught by an instructor with over 20 years of web development experience, ready to help you learn. What are you waiting for this course is perfect to start writing Google Script and to practice writing Google Script, you have nothing to lose. All the code and supporting files for this course are available at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/A-Google-Script-Project-Using-Website-Spreadsheets-and-Data-Storage

Style and Approach

This course will help you explore opportunities for using Google Apps Script. Connect your website by using Google Spreadsheets to store data submitted from your website.

  • You should know basic JavaScript and web development
  • All the source code is included to get you started quickly
Course Length 58 minutes
ISBN 9781838558307
Date Of Publication 15 Jan 2019


Laurence Svekis

Laurence Svekis is an instructor. He has 18+ years' work experience in web development, providing smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise level businesses. An experienced web application developer, he has worked on multiple enterprise-level applications, hundreds of websites and business solutions, and many unique and innovative web applications. His web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP, and MySQL—in short, anything to do with web creation and digital experience. He is passionate about everything to do with web application development and programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO.