In this post I’m going to show you how you can use Google Apps Script with IFTTT to do more than this and that. As part of this I’m going to show you how I got my Wemo Smart Switch to turn on for a defined number of minutes with a Google Assistant applet.
On October 24, 2017 Google released Google Apps Script project manifests. The manifest is used to control script project properties and are also increasingly featured in new Google Apps Script services, in particular, Gmail Add-ons and Data Studio Community Connectors. Given their potential increasing importance this post explains manifest features and also highlights current opportunities for improving the user authentication flow and managing manifest files to aid project management including library versioning.
How to setup a Raspberry Pi and OpenCV to count how many faces there are in the audience sending counts to Google Analytics for analysis.
I recently had the pleasure of attending and presenting at MozFest 2017. MozFest had been on my bucket list to attend for a while and the event did not disappoint. My contribution to the event was a session as part of the web literacy space designed to introduce people to APIs. This post has more information and links to resources available for reuse
If you have some content you’d like to embed into a new Google Site that isn’t accepted by the ‘Embed URL’ feature in Sites you can try following these steps
As Google also recently announced that Google Apps Script Web Apps can be embedded in new Google Sites and given the majority of Chrome Extensions are just a wrapper for HTML/JS/CSS I thought I’d have a look at porting Google’s Calendar Chrome Extension code to Google Apps Script
My goto theme in Google Slides is Material and for the Totally Unscripted show use the ‘one column text’ layout for highlight news/community updates. One annoyance with this theme is […]
In my previous post I provided a tutorial on using the YouTube Data API with Google Apps Script for situations where you were using branded channels (channels not directly owned by a Google account). In this post I’m going to revisit this topic looking at the YouTube Analytics API.
Details of how you can use a custom YouTube Data API library to interact with any YouTube account even if it’s owned by a Google+ page
On July 18, 2017 Google announced new security protections to reduce risk from unverified apps. This announcement came in response to continued work to prevent phishing attacks that have used […]