Add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets

Add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets

Increasingly, I have taken to using Google Drive for document creation and collaboration. Last week, Google announced add-ons for Google Docs (text documents) and Sheets (spreadsheets).

Here’s Google’s Saurabh Gupta, Product Manager:

You use Google Docs and Sheets to get all sorts of stuff done—whether you’re staying up late to finish that final paper or just getting started on a new project at the office. But to help take some of that work off your shoulders, today we’re launching add-ons—new tools created by developer partners that give you even more features in your documents and spreadsheets.

And here’s an overview video:

What’s interesting to me is that we’re now at a point where web apps are more easily extensible and customizable than desktop apps. Way of the future.

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