Infinite LiveCode, APIs and the Google Sheets API?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Thu May 19 14:44:12 EDT 2016


Mike, was that for Desktop too?  That's where I could use LC based google
tools the most.

~Roger

On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 2:37 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com>
wrote:

> look at MergGoogle.  It's a widget that we paid Monte to write so we could
> have all sorts of fun with Google Sheets, and might I say, we have all
> sorts of fun with Google Sheets.
>
> On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 1:56 PM, JOHN PATTEN <johnpatten at me.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > So, I have never dived into any APIs, or LiveCode (Widget) Builder, but
> > yesterday I read about the the release of the Google Sheets API (
> > https://developers.google.com/sheets/ <
> > https://developers.google.com/sheets/>). If you look at the Google
> Sheets
> > documentation it lists some quick start strategies (
> > https://developers.google.com/sheets/quickstart/dotnet <
> > https://developers.google.com/sheets/quickstart/dotnet>) that require
> > specific development languages. What!?? No LiveCode option?  :)
> >
> > Before I spend time trying to understand whether it would be possible to
> > tie a LiveCode project to a Google Spreadsheet, …the thinking here is
> that
> > it would be very useful to allow people/teachers/students to create
> > LiveCode apps and store simple data into a Google Spreadsheets. This
> would
> > be as opposed to storing them on an db. Google Sheets would give them the
> > ability to generate reports from the data their LiveCode apps sent to the
> > Google Sheet.
> >
> > Does Infinite LiveCode (Widgets) and the Google Sheets API a provide the
> > potential to create a widget that would/could be used to say, define the
> > Google Sheet, the columns in a Google Sheet, and then the ability to send
> > data from LiveCode to the Google Spreadsheet? (Like maybe send an array
> of
> > data to the spreadsheet) Or, am I totally off the tracks with this idea?
> >
> > I would not know where to start with something like this, but if folks
> > think it is possible, I’m game to learn.
> >
> > Thanks for any feedback you may have!
> >
> > John Patten
> > SUSD
>
>



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