App Script for Modifying Google Groups

Posted on Tue 23 February 2016 in google-apps • Tagged with javascript, groups, developers, API, sdk

Google App Script is a little-known, yet powerful development platform for enhancing and automating google services. I use it for administration and building custom tools. Here are some things I've used it for

  • a web app that scans emails for certain patterns and puts the results in email
  • index email into a sql db to build charts & reports (e.g. 7d volume, top senders)
  • automate account settings changes & cleanup
  • bulk migration of email between accounts or from shared accounts to groups
  • various google spreadsheet formulas
  • various google docs macros like timestamps

Sadly, the platform is a bit tricky to set …

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