Google acquires no-code app development platform AppSheet

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Google is on something of a buying spree. On the heels of its acquisition of retail inventory management startup Pointy, the tech giant today announced that it has acquired AppSheet, a no-code enterprise app development platform, for an undisclosed sum. According to Google Cloud vice president Amit Zavery, the acquisition will complement Google’s strategy to “reimagine the application development space” by “help[ing] [businesses] innovate” with workflow automation, app support, and API management.

“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,” wrote Zavery in a blog post. “In addition, AppSheet customers can continue to integrate with a number of cloud-hosted data sources.”

In a press release, AppSheet CEO Praveen Sheshadri stressed that existing AppSheet services won’t go away anytime soon, but

 


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