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By Bruce Mcpherson

Whether you’re relocating from Microsoft workplace to Google doctors or just are looking to automate medical doctors with Google Apps Script, this sensible consultant indicates you by way of instance the way to paintings with all of the significant Apps Script services.

Office nonetheless helps VBA, yet it’s not really to take action much longer. If you’re a VBA or .NET developer, you’ll find out how to port latest VBA code and constitution to their JavaScript-based Apps Script equivalents with minimum attempt. writer Bruce Mcpherson introduces JavaScript fundamentals for skilled builders unexpected with the language, and demonstrates how one can construct real-world apps utilizing the entire Apps Script prone formerly covered.

  • Use App Script’s an identical of Excel’s item model
  • Target the main typical components of Microsoft Word
  • Automate techniques in Gmail, Calendar, and Contacts
  • Access the neighborhood shopper filesystem with Google Drive
  • Build and run purposes in a browser
  • Store continual facts conveniently
  • Render HTML content material in keeping with HTTP requests
  • Automate the upkeep and production of pages and content
  • Interact with a leisure carrier or NoSQL database
  • Access Apps Script services from different platforms

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413 A. extra assets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415 Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419 xiv | desk of Contents Preface Why learn This e-book? might be you already use VBA to increase workplace, yet are contemplating possible choices. you could have already “gone Google,” otherwise you should be Microsoft’s Apps for place of work techniques. specifically, you’re considering what to do with all of the VBA code outfitted up through the years that you simply examine necessary to allowing your online business approaches. This booklet will enable you transition from VBA with minimum attempt. no matter if you're not a VBA person, you are going to the way to use Apps Script and its atmosphere to automate approaches within the Google Apps platform. Why Transition from VBA? in lots of methods, VBA has been a sufferer of its personal good fortune. Its tight integration with place of work and intensely usable and speedy improvement setting make it tough to overcome. besides the fact that, it’s been with us considering that 1991, a similar 12 months that Tim Berners-Lee cre‐ ated the 1st site, that's nonetheless operating this day, yet for ancient really any aes‐ thetic or practical purposes. even though VBA is as a ways faraway from its 1991 forefather as today’s HTML5 websites are from that first web site, each model of place of work for so long as i will take into accout has include a risk that maybe VBA should not supported. place of work 2008 for Mac didn't aid VBA, however it used to be again back by means of public call for in workplace 2011. place of work 2016 has simply been published, and we will all breathe a sigh of reduction to determine that VBA remains to be there. yet Microsoft’s concentration is transferring to workplace 365 from workplace for the computing device. in accordance with Satya Nadella of Microsoft, “the such a lot strategic developer floor for us is place of work 365. ” With incompatibilities among 32-bit and 64-bit types and among place of work for Mac and home windows, and with a reliance on references to libraries which are no xv longer shipped with home windows, VBA turns into more durable for Microsoft to aid and for us to exploit. I’m an established proponent and fan of VBA. I’m now not by myself, contemplating the place of work improvement part of my site nonetheless generates nearly 1000000 annual web page perspectives, and there are nonetheless many lively VBA groups and boards round. VBA maintains to get pleasure from massive reputation, yet (sadly) it’s most likely time to maneuver on, as this kind of days it relatively will now not be shipped with place of work. This booklet will exhibit you by way of instance tips on how to do a little of an analogous belongings you do this present day in VBA, yet in Apps Script. The examples will use the Google Apps platform, yet we’ll additionally examine the Microsoft JavaScript API. meant viewers you're most likely already a VBA or . web developer. you could even already be an Apps Script developer who must comprehend anything approximately VBA to help with a migration, or even you just are looking to examine Apps Script. this isn't meant to be a publication for newcomers, and most closely fits those people who are already happy with a number of improvement languages.

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