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Learning Google Apps Script by Ramalingam Ganapathy

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Chapter 6. Creating Feed Reader and Translator Applications

In the previous chapter, you learned to create Calendar events and Drive applications. You built many real-world applications.

In this chapter, you will learn to

  • Create a Google search
  • Create a stock quote ticker
  • Create an RSS feed reader
  • Create an Atom feed reader
  • Create a language translator application
  • Creating a document reviewing and instant inline commenting application

The UrlFetchApp class

The UrlFetchApp class can be used to issue HTTP/HTTPS request and get responses to/from any websites/URL. For example, the UrlFetchApp.fetch ("https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/services/search/web?v=1.0&q=PACKT") code returns the search result with the search term PACKT. The response will be a raw content ...

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