Infinite LiveCode, APIs and the Google Sheets API?

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Thu May 19 16:05:16 EDT 2016


Roger,
My situation is similar.  I just have the code running on a Mac, pulling
the data from the various sources and generating/updating the
spreadsheets.  You know how to get a hold of me if you want to bounce ideas
around...

On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 3:36 PM, JOHN PATTEN <johnpatten at me.com> wrote:

> Thanks Mike…
>
> I’m going to go take a look right now :)
>
> Cheers!
>
> John Patten
> SUSD
> > On May 19, 2016, at 11:37 AM, 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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