Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'googleapps'

Drawing Tool Added to Google Apps

Google Docs now includes a web-based drawing tool, which is perfect for collaboratively authoring diagrams, concept maps, and flow charts. Of course, the Google Docs drawing tool is also excellent for solo work. Collaborating on visualizations is typically impractical because...

Google Docs Adds New Features

Google has released new versions of Google Docs with improved features for their document and spreadsheet editors, and they've also turned the Insert Drawing tool into a stand alone collaborative drawing tool for sharing graphics. With the document editor, you...

Collect Locations Using Google Doc Map Widget

Back in June 2009 we mentioned that you could use Google Docs' spreadsheets to collect data via a Web form. This can be taken one step further. Namely, the form/spreadsheet can be used as a mechanism to directly collect and...

Google Apps: One Year In

After using the Google Apps service for one year, our department has collected some experiences that are worth sharing with anyone who might roll out the service for a work group.

Google Chart API Front-End

The Google Chart API has been discussed before in this site. The map "chart" is an interesting feature, but it is very challenging to format correctly. This solution provides a simple, javascript-based front end that will build a customized world-...

Using Google Docs (Spreadsheets) to Collect Data

Google Docs are a great way to share and edit online text or datasets. There is a new feature that allows spreadsheets to be filled out using a form. You start by creating a spreadsheet; then click on the "share"...

The Google Chart API

The Google Chart API lets you dynamically generate charts for inclusion into any Web page. The chart below is created by taking the number of entries in each of the three main categories from the EnhancED site on the date...

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