Empower Your Gmail Inbox with Google Cloud Functions
Billions of businesses and individuals use Gmail and other G Suite services to communicate and process data. Google offers G Suite APIs to help you access information in these services programmatically, and you can use the APIs to easily automate your daily workflow. In this lab, you build a powerful Gmail extension that automatically categorizes emails in incoming messages and saves those categories in a Google sheet. This extension uses G Suite's RESTful APIs, Google Cloud Functions, and other Google Cloud Platform services.
What you'll do
In this lab, you build and deploy a few Cloud Functions connected to G Suite APIs and other Google Cloud Platform services. These functions:
Authorize secure access to your Gmail and Google Sheets data
Extract images attached to any incoming mail
Categorize those images using the Cloud Vision API
Write those categories, the sender's address, and the name of the attachment to a Google Sheet
What you will learn
Basics of G Suite RESTful APIs
Basics of Google Cloud Functions and other Google Cloud Platform services
How to access Gmail programmatically using Google Cloud Functions
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