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  • Styled Google Map on the Mapping web app The Mapping web app accepts styled map definitions for Google Maps.The extra custom Styled map option will appear right beside the standard Map and Satellite styles, for you to ...
    Posted May 8, 2017, 12:40 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Mapping Sheets is splitting into ... We are announcing an upcoming change!Mapping Sheets is splitting into:- The Mapping Sheets add-on- The Mapping web appFirst, the Mapping Sheets add-on will read your data ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2017, 4:15 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • G Suite Business: A few new very compelling reasons to upgrade As Google Next 2017 event closed up last week, I have gather a few news among the many, where Google is showing their focus on your BusinessThe top 5 ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2017, 5:25 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Warning: Problem loading the .json data file for mapping If you are reading this post, you more likely got a warning message as follow, when opening the Mapping web app.The map data files are those .json files the ...
    Posted May 2, 2017, 5:16 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Mapping Sheets add-on update: No more Public folder is required In summary, starting from version 1.301sv32 (published on May.03, 2016) the add-on folder (xsMapping) within your Google Drive account, no longer requires to be public, for hosting ...
    Posted May 17, 2016, 9:35 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Every OS sucks, almost? I have been enjoying this song for more than 10 years now, and I couldn't agree more every time I watch the video.Last month I got stuck for ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2016, 7:12 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Mapping Sheets: Custom Icons on your Google Maps When building your .json data files with the Mapping Sheets add-on, by default it will use the standard icon set, with current default shape, and colors assigned in a ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2017, 9:38 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Mapping Sheets new version announcement - February 2015 On the new overhauled version launched on Feb.14, 2015 (Valentine day gift?), the Mapping Sheets with Google Maps add-on is including quite a few important changes, most of ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2015, 5:09 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • No more pass-word with Google Apps? Last year the most common used - worst - passwords list started with "123456" and "password". When talking about passwords, other than unique could be considered a bad choice.There is a ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2015, 2:06 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • 2015 Mapping Sheets with Google Maps, new year resolutions As any other wishes list, this new year 2015 resolutions for Mapping Sheets add-on would be just a high view route / guidance.And also, as any other, we will ...
    Posted Jan 7, 2015, 1:34 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • How to embed a map from Mapping Sheets add-on in a web page? We often get this kind of question:Q: Is it possible to embed the maps in a html page? what could be the specific code?A: We have tested a ...
    Posted Jan 1, 2015, 2:50 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • How many locations can I plot on a map? Using Mapping Sheets add-on you can plot as many locations as you can fit in a 10 MB (megabytes) data file.We have seen up to 30,000 locations ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 8:01 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Directory for GApps: important update with no new features We have already published (Oct.4, 2014) an important update (version 1.101sv49) to xsDirectory App (Shared Contacts Directory for your Domain on Google Apps), including some changes on the ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 7:25 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • What was that issue 4084, back in June 2014? Back in June 2014 (this month, when writing this post) Google improved their Drive web hosting service, with some unintended side effects, that we suffered for about two days.We ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:58 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Can I trust this add-on, is it safe to use it? We have received just a handful of questions like this one, however we believe it might be in many other's mind.This is always going to be an open ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:58 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Warning: Problem creating a public folder Update: The public folder is no longer required since version 1.301sv32 as explained in this post.This is one of the two most common warnings, some users are getting ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2016, 6:37 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Exception: Service invoked too many times for one day: geocode This is one of the two most common warnings, some users are getting. We are putting together some notes, references, and comments here for further reference, with the promise of ...
    Posted May 3, 2017, 10:06 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • What if I already have some map coordinates: latitude and longitude? The new feature allowing optional Latitude and Longitude columns on the Data sheet, is available since version 1.101sv9 (although not well documented until now)This is how this ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 7:05 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • What is that hidden Geocoding sheet for? On each spreadsheet using the Mapping Sheets add-on, a new - hidden by default - sheet will be created with name Geocoding.This is a system sheet acting as a cache ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 7:04 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • What if I already have my data in a Google spreadsheet? The Mapping Sheets add-on requires a sheet named Data, which holds all the information for mapping.In your case, you can simply rename your sheet as Data, before launching ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 7:03 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Why do I need those 3 column headers for mapping? Among the many columns you can have in your Data sheet for mapping, there are 3 key columns that play a special role in your map: Title, Filter, and Location ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 7:02 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • How do I enter my own data? There are several ways to enter your own data. Here's the easiest way to begin.For a new spreadsheet using the Mapping Sheets add-on, you will be asked ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 7:01 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • The wicked weakest App in Google Apps Even though I keep a current list of "What I dislike about Google Apps (GApps)?", I would like to put together a few ideas about the #1 in my list ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:56 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • What I dislike about Google Apps (GApps)? I might have said what is missing, what is lacking, but I rather keep it personal and also as a sorted and dynamic draft (*)Here is my short list on ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:55 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • How good is your backup and disaster recovery plan? At the time of recovery is when we actually know if we had a good backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan, but we should not wait that long to figure ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:54 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • GApps Sites, GAS Tracking within your Domain To Track Or Not To Track? Tracking visitors in your Web site is great for statistics but I would say, do it always Anonymously, in other words, do not collect ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:49 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Cloud adoption: objections becoming advantages After finishing a presentation with some of my clients about Cloud Computing, their main objections were security and privacy and this is usually the major concern among business owners.There ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:51 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • TEI of GApps: The Total Economic Impact of Google Apps Google has worked with Forrester Consulting to refresh their Total Economic Impact (TEI) study for Google Apps. The objective was to quantify the collaboration benefits in addition to the IT ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 7:44 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Google Apps Certified Sales Specialist in our Team We are very happy to announce we have now a "Google Apps Certified Sales Specialist" in our team.The preparation was enjoyable and enlightening, nor the actual exam of course ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 7:34 AM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • 2012-12-21 moving forward The countdown is running thin already and just in case I am writing this short post.Sometime ago I read a very good collection of "theories" around the end of ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:44 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Google Apps Reseller Mississauga, Toronto, Oakville, GTA If you were looking for a Google Apps Reseller serving Business in Mississauga, Toronto, Oakville and the GTA, you have already found a good option.How will you benefit from ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:42 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Are You Merging Documents and Emails? I am talking about the old friend "Mail Merge" tool.Well, If you are Merging or need to do some Mail Merge and don't have the right tool, we ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:41 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • from the DESK to the CLOUD transition, moving forward IT infrastructure has evolved from standalone desktop, peer-to-peer network sharing, client-server application, on the server data and application, virtualization, SaaS, etc, and recently, to the Cloud.Most ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:36 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Are you going Cloud soon? I have read a few times already that 2012 would be the year of the Cloud and it seems quite right, it has been. Cloud Computing is an effective and ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:34 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Linux adoption is growing Linux has an important market share (*) but current trends on Big Data, Cloud and Security are an extra boost. As posted early this year in an article from eWeek a ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:24 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • forget IT, we’ll do IT for you – Server or Cloud? It’s more than a word game, what it’s indeed – it’s the wrapping of our proposal: “your IT infrastructure in OneBox: administration, configuration, updates, backup: forget IT, instead ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:33 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • gone Google yet? Google Apps for Business is a cost-effective full path to Cloud Computing for SMB (Small Medium Business) looking for a centric, secure and collaborative IT environment.As Google shows ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:19 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • your computer will fail, break and eventually die Not even the greatest IT guru, nor myself could assure you that your computers will not have problems. However, You can manage your IT infrastructure in a way that you ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:17 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • 1 of 6000 and counting on Google Apps There is a worldwide growing community of over 6,000 experts – called Google Apps Resellers – who can help you do more with Google Apps for your Business.And we are ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:15 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Is Google Apps a good fit for my Business? IF you agree with any of these ten (10) statements Google Apps might be a good fit for your businessPlease, consider each of them before you set your IT ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:13 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist in our Team We are proud to announce we have now a "Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist" in out team.Not an easy task from the technical preparation to the fulfilling of the ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:11 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • From Leads to Accounting and everything in between We all have dreamed about a business application that covers our whole business process, specially when we have to enter contacts information in several places and run different and usually ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:10 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Time is SMB biggest expense I learned this lesson while talking with Peter (*), one of my clients and owner of a SMB (Small Medium Business) when discussing details about moving his Company to the Cloud ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:08 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • mobiKEY: a medicine for commute? It looks like a USB key but also includes a smart card for security and encryption during the remote connection OR as one of my Clients said: “this mobiKEY is ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:07 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Cloud SQL and Datastore When working on Google Apps Engine you have a choice of Databasesstandard MySQL coded Cloud SQL, orschema-less NoSQL coded DatastoreAlthough "the best tool is the one ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:05 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Ubuntu is coming through our Windows It’s good to have a choice, even better if it’s a better choice. When talking about Software options, looking into Open Source Software (Free) is a must to ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:00 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Google Apps for Business, Nothing but the Web Old News might be News for some time if they stay current and still valuable. That’s the case with this 2010 post from Google about their vision on Cloud ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:00 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Gmail signatures (standard, html, canned) Quick reference to- standard signaturego Gmail settings > general: signature and you would find there a simple HTML editor to create your standard / default signature, to be included on each ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:03 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • More Gmail with Labs While using Gmail for your domain within Google Apps for Business, you can improve the functionality with a few extras included in Labs. Some of them would be just "crazy ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 3:01 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
  • Moving Web/Blog to Google Sites As part of our involvement in Cloud Computing and specially while providing solutions around Google Apps for Business (GApps), it seems to be a natural transition moving our Web site ...
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 2:58 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
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