November 2017

Everything you always wanted to know about Google Apps Script Manifest Files (but were afraid to ask...)

On October 24, 2017 Google released Google Apps Script project manifests. The manifest is used to control script project properties and are also increasingly featured in new Google Apps Script services, in particular, Gmail Add-ons and Data Studio Community Connectors. Given their potential increasing importance this post explains manifest features and also highlights current opportunities for improving the user authentication flow and managing manifest files to aid project management including library versioning.