Whether youre moving from Microsoft Office to Google Docs or simply want to learn how to automate Docs with Google Apps Script, this practical guide shows you by example how to work with each of the major Apps Script servicesOffice still supports VBA, but its not likely to do so for much longer If youre a VBA or developer, youll learn how to port existing VBA code and structure to their JavaScript based Apps Script equivalents with minimal effort Author Bruce Mcpherson introduces JavaScript basics for experienced developers unfamiliar with the language, and demonstrates ways to build real world apps using all of the Apps Script services previously coveredUse App Scripts equivalent of Excels object modelTarget the most commonly used parts of Microsoft WordAutomate processes in Gmail, Calendar, and ContactsAccess the local client filesystem with Google DriveBuild and run applications in a browserStore persistent data convenientlyRender HTML content in response to HTTP requestsAutomate the maintenance and creation of pages and contentInteract with a REST service or NoSQL databaseAccess Apps Script capabilities from other platforms