How to Archives - Jeff Everhart

How to serve JSON using the Google Apps Script Content Service

I’ve got another Google Apps Script tutorial here for everyone, and this time we’ll be taking a look at one of the advanced services provided by Google Apps. Most of what we’ve talked about so far involves building on top of one of the existing Google Apps services, but this one is entirely new and […]

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How to create a Google Calendar event with Google Forms

In this blog post, we’re going to look at how to use Google App Script to create a Google Calendar with a Google Form. This tutorial will build on some of the same code and concepts we’ve been working with in some earlier blog posts, so feel free to check those out: Send a confirmation […]

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Bringin’ the Bling: Developing Visually Appealing and Functional Canvas Pages

This is a post to host all of my presentation resources for the presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Group Instructing with Canvas (MAGIC) Conference. To get the most out of this experience, downloading this .zip file of some starter image before we get going: Canvas MAGIC Images   Follow Along with the Presentation Below Bringin’ the […]

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How to Use the Google Fonts API in Your Website

The Google Fonts API makes it easy to load great fonts into your site for free. Beautiful typography can mean the difference between a good website and a great website. Instead of jumping through hoops to install beautiful fonts in your CSS, Google now provides a free service that lets you include open source fonts […]

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Google Forms Confirmation Email with Attachments

Google Forms is a great tool to use to make quick and easy sign-up forms, but sometimes you need it to do something else a bit more complex. In this short tutorial we’ll talk about how to extend a basic Google Form script that sends confirmation email to also send attachments. If you don’t know […]

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5 Easy Tips for Creating a Professional Podcast

In this post we will look at five easy tips that will make your podcast sound professional. In the age of information overload, it is simple for your audience to tune out or find another source. The best way to attract and keep an audience is to prepare a polished and professional sounding podcast. 1. […]

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How to send a confirmation email with Google Forms

In this short tech tip, we are going to look at how to make a Google Forms send a confirmation email to the user each time they submit a form. This is just a basic template for how to make this happen, so it is worth mentioning that there are plenty of other ways to […]

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Tech Tip: Randomizing Data in Microsoft Excel

Excel is a powerful data analysis tool. In this blog post, we will look at how to use the =RAND() function in Microsoft Excel to randomize a column of data. Randomizing data in Microsoft Excel could be important for a number of reasons, especially if you are trying to do any type of anonymous analysis. […]

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Year of Debt Destruction: Q1

This post will be the first of a four-part series that will chronicle the attempts of the Everhart family to crush a few different types of debt. The Purpose I decided to write this blog post for a number of reasons; first, in an effort to hold us accountable for this goal, I thought it […]

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