Constructing a Google Workspace Add-on with Adobe


Posted by Jon Harmer, Product Supervisor, Google Cloud

We just lately launched Google Workspace, which seamlessly brings collectively messaging, conferences, docs, and duties and is an effective way for groups to create, talk, and collaborate. Google Workspace has what it is advisable to get something executed, multi function place. This consists of giving builders the power to increase Google Workspace’s commonplace performance like with Google Workspace Add-ons, launched earlier this 12 months.

Google Workspace Add-ons, at launch, allowed a developer to construct a single integration for Google Workspace that surfaces throughout Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar. We just lately introduced that we added to the performance of Google Workspace Add-ons by enabling extra of the Google Workspace purposes with the newer add-on framework, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. With Google Workspace Add-ons, builders can scale their presence throughout a number of touchpoints wherein customers can have interaction, and simplifies processes for constructing and managing add-ons.

One in all our early builders for Google Workspace Add-ons has been Adobe. Adobe has been working to combine Inventive Cloud Libraries into Google Workspace. Utilizing Google Workspace Add-ons, Adobe was in a position to rapidly design a Inventive Cloud Libraries expertise that felt native to Google Workspace. “With the brand new add-ons framework, we had been in a position to enhance the general efficiency and unify our Google Workspace and Gmail Add-ons.” mentioned Ryan Stewart, Director of Product Administration at Adobe. “This implies a a lot better expertise for our clients and far increased productiveness for our builders. We had been in a position to rapidly iterate with the up to date framework controls and simply join it to the Inventive Cloud providers.”

One of many huge variations between the Gmail integration and the Google Workspace integration is the way it lets customers work with Libraries. With Gmail, they’re sharing hyperlinks to Libraries, however with Docs and Slides, they will add Library components to their doc or presentation. So by providing all of this in a single integration, we’re in a position to present a extra full Libraries expertise. Having the ability to supply that breadth of experiences in a constant approach for customers is thrilling for our crew.

Adobe’s Inventive Cloud Libraries API introduced at Adobe MAX, was additionally integral to integrating Inventive Cloud with Google Workspace, letting builders retrieve, browse, create, and get renditions of the inventive components in libraries.

Adobe’s new Add-on for Google Workspace permits you to add model colours, character types and graphics from Inventive Cloud Libraries to Google Workspace apps like Docs and Slides. You can too save types and property again to Inventive Cloud.

With Google Workspace Add-ons, we perceive that groups require many purposes to get work executed, and we imagine that course of ought to be easy, and people productiveness purposes ought to join all of an organization’s workstreams. With Google Workspace Add-ons, groups can carry their favourite office apps like Adobe Inventive Cloud into Google Workspace, enabling a extra productive day-to-day expertise for design and advertising and marketing groups. With fast entry to Inventive Cloud Libraries, the Adobe Inventive Cloud Add-on for Google Workspace lets eveyone simply entry and share property in Gmail and apply model colours, character types, and graphics to Google Docs and Slides to maintain deliverables constant and on-brand. There’s a phased rollout to customers, first with Google Docs, then Slides, so should you don’t see it within the Add-on but, keep tuned as it’s coming quickly.

For builders, Google Workspace Add-ons permits you to construct experiences that not solely let your clients handle their work, but in addition simplify how they work.

To study extra about Google Workspace Add-ons, please go to our Google Workspace developer documentation.



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