Getting Started with Google Apps & Google APIs

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Here's a basic intro into what Google Apps Google APIs are. I included a couple of examples on how we're using both of them at the Office of Communications (http://med.uth.tmc.edu/comm/) to help build better websites.

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Getting Started with Google Apps & Google APIs

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  2. 2. Google Apps & Google APIs Welcome to The United States of Google Google Apps is a web-based hosted Google Code is Google's site for solution, which means you can access developer tools, APIs and technical Google Apps at anytime, anywhere you resources. The site contains have an Internet connection.You might documentation on using Google hear this type of technology referred to developer tools and APIs—including as "software-as-a-service" or "cloud discussion groups and blogs for computing". developers using Google's developer products. http://apps.google.com/ http://code.google.com/
  3. 3. Google Apps What is it? Gmail Google Calendar Google Sites Get custom email (w/ spam Organize your schedule and Create websites and group filters) like you@gmail.com. share events with friends. wikis. Google Docs Google Video Google Wave Share online documents, Secure video sharing – like your Helps teams build consensus on presentations, and spreadsheets. own private YouTube. project work
  4. 4. Google Apps What packages are there? Premier Aimed at replacing Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes. Our Google Apps solution for businesses is a packaged product of Google's best messaging and collaboration applications, among which include Gmail™, Google Talk, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Sites, and Google Video. Standard You may have had experience using many of these applications with your user@gmail.com account, and while these applications are similar, Google has enhanced them in Google Apps Premier Edition with critical differences including integration with your own domain name. Education, Government, and Non-Profit are also available.
  5. 5. Google Apps Where do I find it? Google Apps: http://www.google.com/apps/ Google Apps for Higher Ed: http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/university.html Google Apps Training: http://services.google.com/apps/resources/ overviews_breeze/Apps/ Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Apps
  6. 6. Google Apps How have we been using it? Gmail Gmail serves as a catch-all email client Google Docs for any web-based Google Calendar services we use on a day-to-day basis. Google Reader Spam-free, filterable, Feedburner and free. YouTube
  7. 7. Google Apps How have we been using it? Gmail Google Docs provides an easy way to share Google Docs documents and Google Calendar collaborate with co- Google Reader workers and clients, as well as implement Feedburner forms on websites. YouTube
  8. 8. Google Apps How have we been using it? Gmail Google Calendar allows our clients to Google Docs manage their own Google Calendar event calendars Google Reader without having to constantly edit their Feedburner websites. YouTube
  9. 9. Google Apps How have we been using it? Gmail Google Reader Google Docs makes it easy to follow RSS feeds Google Calendar (including our Google Reader own) and share Feedburner content socially. YouTube
  10. 10. Google Apps How have we been using it? Gmail Feedburner provides an easy way to parse Google Docs RSS feeds, track Google Calendar performance, and Google Reader allow users to receive your feeds Feedburner via email. YouTube
  11. 11. Google Apps How have we been using it? Gmail Share videos, Google Docs embed them Google Calendar on websites, Google Reader drive traffic. Feedburner YouTube
  12. 12. Google APIs What is it? Google's site for developer tools, APIs and technical resources. The site contains documentation on using Google developer tools and APIs—including discussion groups and blogs for developers using Google's developer products. There are APIs offered for almost all of Google's popular consumer products like Google Maps, YouTube, Google Apps and even Google Wave.
  13. 13. Google APIs What’s Included? Google offers a variety of APIs, mostly web APIs for web developers. The APIs are based on popular Google consumer products, including Google Maps, Google Earth, AdSense, Adwords, Google Apps and YouTube. Google Data APIs AJAX APIs Ads APIs The Google Data APIs allow Google's AJAX APIs let a The AdSense and AdWords programmers to create developer implement rich, APIs, based on the SOAP data applications that read and dynamic web sites entirely in exchange standard, allow write data from Google JavaScript and HTML. A developers to integrate their services. Currently, these developer can create a map to own applications with these include APIs for Google Apps, a site, a dynamic search box, Google services. The AdSense Google Analytics, Blogger, Google or download feeds with just a API allows owners of web Base, Google Book Search, few lines of JavaScript. sites and blogs to manage Google Calendar, Google Code AdSense sign-up, content and Search, Google Earth, Google reporting, while the AdWords Spreadsheets, Google Notebook, API gives AdWords customers and Picasa Web Albums. programmatic access to their AdWords accounts and campaigns.
  14. 14. Google APIs Where do I find it? Google Code: Google Apps APIs Overview: http://code.google.com/ http://code.google.com/googleapps/docs/#gs Google Code Playground: Google APIs Site Directory: http://code.google.com/apis/ajax/playground/ http://code.google.com/more/ Project Hosting on Google Code: Google AJAX APIs: http://code.google.com/hosting/ http://code.google.com/apis/ajax/ Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_API
  15. 15. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://www.google.com/analytics/ Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner Picasa YouTube
  16. 16. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://www.uth.tmc.edu/anes/ Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner Picasa YouTube
  17. 17. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://med.uth.tmc.edu/comm/publications/ Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner Picasa YouTube
  18. 18. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://code.google.com/webfonts/ Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts 8 new + awesome Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner Picasa YouTube
  19. 19. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://code.google.com/apis/libraries/ Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner Picasa YouTube
  20. 20. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://www.utphysicians.com/clinics Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner Picasa YouTube
  21. 21. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://med.uth.tmc.edu/news/ Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner 8 For RSS feeds Picasa YouTube
  22. 22. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://picasa.google.com/ Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner Picasa YouTube
  23. 23. Google APIs How have we been using it? http://med.uth.tmc.edu/ Google Analytics Google Calendar Google Docs Google Fonts Google Libraries Google Maps Feedburner Picasa YouTube
  24. 24. Thank you. Feel free to connect with me. http://ericrasch.com/ http://med.uth.tmc.edu/comm/ at work 8 8 everywhere else

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