Short Bytes: To convince more businesses to use its productivity software collection G Suite, Google has launched App Maker. It’s focused on the enterprises for building customized apps without heavy coding and infrastructural needs. Google App Maker is available for the members of Early Adopter Program for G Suite Business.

Google has announced the launch of App Maker. It’s a new service that’s a part of Google’s G Suite, formerly called Google Apps. With this development tool, Google wishes to let the enterprises and businesses make custom apps to suit their needs.

Google App Maker, a new player in the low-code, drag-and-drop app building market, lets one build an app with material design compliant UI and gather the data from different G Suite apps, Contacts, Groups, Maps, etc.

The apps build using these App Maker don’t need separate infrastructure. Instead, they use the same infrastructure that’s used by G Suite apps. So, the users will be able to enjoy a serverless infrastructure and ditch the need of a dedicated developer. After the app goes live, one can monitor its statistics in Google Analytics.

Google has made its own 300+ apps with App Maker

While one doesn’t need much coding knowledge to accomplish things via App Maker, Google allows further customization using HTML, CSS, JS, and JQuery content.

Google App Maker is based on the technologies that Google has already used to make its own 300+ apps.

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Google’s App Maker will directly compete with other low-code app making tools like App Cloud, PowerApps Mendix, Appian, OutSystems etc.

At the moment, Google App Maker is available for the members of Early Adopter Program of G Suite Business. Just in case you wish to enroll in this program, follow this link.

In other related news, Google has added seven new apps in its G Suite program. The new additions are Asana, DocuSign, Freshdesk, LumApps, Virtru, Xero, and Zoho Invoice.

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