TU14: Google Apps Script Manifest Files

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Broadcast Date: 17 November 2017

Presenters: Martin Hawksey

In this episode of Totally Unscripted as well as recent news and community developments we'll be taking a closer look at the new Google Apps Script Manifest file. With the new manifests developers can specify: dependencies including libraries and advanced services; more selective scopes; version deployment and more.

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Google Apps Script Manifest Files

Martin Hawksey provides a detailed look at the new Google Apps Script Manifest files. The manifest can be used to control script project properties and are also increasingly feature in new Google Apps Script services, in particular, Gmail Add-ons and Data Studio Community Connectors. Given their potential increasing importance current opportunities for improving the user authentication flow and managing manifest files to aid project management are explored.

Related Resources

News and Community Spotlight - October 2017

The News and Community Spotlight from Totally Unscripted episode 14. As part of this we cover:

  • New Gmail Add-ons

  • Changes in Apps Script scopes/behavior

  • Community project releases