July, 2022

Build Edtech add-ons for Google Classroom

Educators are now able to easily find, add, use and grade content from popular EdTech tools, right within Google Classroom. The new add-ons provide a better end-to-end experience to not only save time for educators, but also simplify the digital classroom experience for students, too. And if you are a developer interested in building an add-on, there’s an interest form to get more info.

Developer News

Google Cloud Next ‘22, coming soon

Join us for Google Cloud Next from October 11-13 and hear the latest on the Google Workspace Platform. This year, we're kicking off Next with 24 hours of live content broadcasting from five cities around the globe—from Sunnyvale to Bengaluru.

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Check out the latest updates to the Google Chat API

We’ve launched updates to the Chat API that help create new spaces and manage the space’s members to address a variety of use cases. For example, creating a new space for an incident and adding relevant team members to address the issue and many more. See how to programmatically use spaces in Chat.

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Material Design cards for Google Chat on the web

On the web, Google Chat cards now match Google Material Design. The Material Design cards feature aesthetic enhancements that improve usability and render faster.

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Solutions Spotlight

Manage new employee equipment requests with Apps Script, Forms, and Sheets.

The script creates an equipment request form. You can customize the items on the form in the sample script's code. When someone submits the form, the script sends an email notification to the designated point of contact for requests. Once the request status in the spreadsheet is changed to "Completed," the script sends a confirmation email to the person who submitted the form.

YAMM, An Official Recommended by Google Workspace app

Yet Another Mail Merge (YAMM) serves a variety of industries and is applicable to use cases as varied as marketing and sales to admin and internal comms. Integrated within Gmail and Google Sheets, most are able to send their first mass email campaign within minutes of installing the add-on.