"Here's a framework for automating parallel processing with Google Apps Script. You can do Map/reduce operations, beat the 6 minute limit, and simulate multiuser activity and watch progress in real time. "
Very basic Google Sheet template to let you draft tweets which are published to Twitter when you click a link.
Martin Hawksey's insight:
Following the publication of TwtrService (Google Apps Script client library for Twitter) here's a basic Google Sheet template we use at +ALT to draft tweets we send during events (instead of just sending them on a schedule we have to control to click a link to send)
" Someone shared this on G+ the other day, and I thought it was really wonderful. Just make a copy of this spreadsheet and you will be able to designate a Google Drive folder to pull from in order to create a QR code for every document in that folder."
Martin Hawksey's insight:
Given the number of files I have in some folders this may time out for me ;)
" Google Forms is a free and simple way to collect information — from quickly polling your friends about who'll be attending your trip to the haunted hayride, to getting thousands of responses to an awareness survey for work. Over the last few months, Forms has been getting a bunch of updates to help you make good looking surveys, like new theme choicesand the ability to create your own personalized themes. To give you even more flexibility and options, we’re introducing add-ons for Forms—new tools, created by developer partners, that deliver even more features to your surveys (just like add-ons for Docs and Sheets)."
"Here's 2nd in 'do something useful in 5 mins with Google Apps Script'. The first was about how to use a spreadsheet as a database. In case you've got fed up with that by now, here's how to graduate to using a parse.com backend."
"Awesome Table lets you easily display data from a Google Sheet in many different ways. You can even put some HTML tags in your spreadsheet cells to create beautiful views of those data and display a nice People Directory, Job Board, Training Offering or whatever list you need to display on a site."
This post from Apps Script GDE Bruce Mcpherson steps through the process of collecting and displaying page analytics. Here's the details of what's covered: Getting analytics for the site Getting the pages in the site Matching Analytics to sites pagesDealing with recursion Storing options and parameters Database abstraction of site results Retrieving page data from GAS web service Using a canvas in Google sites Working with hyperlinks in canvas Gadget preferences and parameters Light JSONP implementation