Overview

Google Apps Script (GAS) is a rapid application development platform that makes it fast and easy to create business applications.

GAS is based on JavaScript. GAS can supply libraries for favorite G Suite applications like Gmail, Calendar, Drive, and more.

 

What can Google Apps Script do?

The followings are quoted from the developer site of Google Apps Script.

What can Apps Script do?


Add custom menus, dialogs, and sidebars to Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms.


Write custom functions and macros for Google Sheets.


Publish web apps — either standalone or embedded in Google Sites.


Interact with other Google services, including AdSense, Analytics, Calendar, Drive, Gmail, and Maps.


Build add-ons to extend Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms, and publish them to the Add-on store.


Convert an Android app into an Android add-on so that it can exchange data with a user’s Google Doc or Sheet on a mobile device.


Streamline Hangouts Chat workflows by building a chat bot.

Do you think that GAS can be related to all Google’s products? That’s right! Google Apps Script can strength your Google’s products!

The above contents are just the overview. Then let’s go to GAS world!

 

Reference

Google Developer – Overview of Google Apps Script

Kinakoyama.work – Google Apps Script makes your work more rapidly

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