Category Archives: Google Apps Script

First add-on published

My first Google sheets add-on is published! To be totally honest, I made it mainly to see what was involved. I really like the work that Andrew Stillman has been doing with New Visions for Public Schools, including Doctopus and formMule, and … Continue reading

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Switching to Squarespace

When I started this blog, I tried out Squarespace and found its UI kind of annoying. It felt like I was spending too much time learning how to use Squarespace, rather than simply editing HTML and CSS directly. Recently I’ve

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Cool things I’m thinking about

I’ve been away for a while because things have been pretty busy at Educents. We recently finished our seed round and we’ve been growing really quickly. It’s been an awesome experience being part of a successful startup that is focused on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tip: Using Git with Google Apps Script

One of the biggest issues with Google Apps Script (GAS) is that it doesn’t have any real version control system. Last month I started using GitHub (through this course on Udacity) and was disappointed to discover that there is no … Continue reading

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Tuesday tip: Google add-ons

Earlier this year, Google unveiled add-ons. Previously, developers could use Google Apps Script (GAS) to create custom functions or tools, then publish them to script gallery. Other users could then read a short description if the script and install it … Continue reading

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Tuesday tip: Spreadsheets and sheets in Google Apps Script

This week’s tip is a follow-up to last week’s post on working with ranges in Google Apps Script (GAS).  Just like ranges, you need to be careful that you are working with the correct object if you’re dealing with sheets in GAS. … Continue reading

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Tuesday tip: Ranges as objects in Google Apps Script

Maybe this will be a regular thing. Next week will be my last at NYU, so I’ve had lots of opportunities to explain the things I do. As I do, I’m seeing colleagues that I’m training running into some of … Continue reading

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