After acquiring a retail inventory management startup, Pointy, Google yesterday declared it has now attained AppSheeet. It is a no-code app development platform for an unrevealed amount.
As per Amit Zavery, the vice president of Google Cloud, the acquisition is going to complement the strategy of Google to “reimagine the application development space” by “help[ing] [businesses] innovate” through API management, workflow mechanization, and app support.
Zavery, in a blog post, wrote, “With this acquisition, customers will be able to develop richer applications at scale that leverage not only Google Sheets and Forms which are already popular with customers, but other top Google technologies like Android, Maps and Google Analytics.” “In addition, AppSheet customers can continue to integrate with a number of cloud-hosted data sources.”
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Praveen Sheshadri, the CEO of AppSheet, shared in a press release that the current AppSheet services will not go away anytime soon. However, they will gradually voyage to Google Cloud. Additionally, the AppSheet team of more than 20 users is going to unite Google Cloud, where they will make sure that incorporations with cloud-hosted facts and figures sources, such as Office 365, Dropbox, Salesforce, iOS, Box, databases hosted in other clouds, and web browsers, are additional developed and maintained.
Sheshadri wrote, “Moving forward, we expect to combine AppSheet’s core strengths with Google Cloud’s deep industry expertise in verticals like financial services, retail, and media & entertainment.”
“There will likely be a period where we have to settle into the new environment before forging ahead, but you should start seeing the benefits of today’s announcement soon … Our core mission is unchanged — we want to ‘democratize’ app development by enabling as many people as possible to build and distribute applications without writing a line of code.”
In short, AppSheet lets developers devoid of extensive programming acquaintance to gather prosperous data, fill applications with AI, or shift data automatically. It is possible to assemble data from any device, right away synchronizing to the innovative data source, and it executes examinations instantly utilizing custom-built dashboards, as well as automatic reports.
Over 200,000 applications have been organized utilizing AppSheet’s development group, and more than 18,000 “active application creators” develop applications with AppSheet every month.
“AppSheet’s ability to power a range of applications — from [customer relationship management] to field inspections and personalized reporting — combined with Google Cloud’s deep expertise in key verticals, will further enable digital transformation across industries like financial services, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, communication, and media & entertainment,” wrote Zavery.