The platform called AppSheet is a mobile application that can be developed without any coding and has been active for 8 years. As one of the pioneers of the IT industry, Google purchased the AppSheet for an undisclosed sum.
With AppSheet, Google will enable companies to develop mobile applications without having to write a single line of code. System; It allows you to develop a basic application by extracting data from a file, database, or form and filling the required fields. The AppSheet is already compatible with Google Docs and Google Forms, but also works with other tools. These include AWS DynamoDB, Salesforce, Office 365 and other tools. Google says the support for these platforms will continue after the deal.
In the blog post announcing the acquisition, it was announced that the purpose of this acquisition was to give everyone the chance to develop mobile applications, including companies that do not have traditional developer tools. Thus, it is stated that millions of people who do not have professional coding skills can easily develop applications.
Google has recently been working to get everyone involved in development. Praveen Seshadri, one of the founders of AppSheet and currently the CEO of AppSheet, said that they could develop further under the umbrella of Google. as a company can not reach the market access, he said.
Google's presence, such as G Suite and Android to become more compatible with the potential to create a great advantage for them, said company officials, so that AppSheet’s functionality, size and performance can improve said. Executives also said they will combine the strength of AppSheet's core business with Google Cloud's expertise in financial services, retail, media and entertainment. Google sees this acquisition as an expanding branch of application development, workflow automation, application integration, and API management. Development tools, such as AppSheet, are not expected to replace specific development environments, but they enable companies to produce enough applications, which would otherwise be difficult for the mobile industry to develop their own.