Step by Step Guides

This site deals with some complex topics, and if you are trying to get started with something, it can be difficult to separate out the bare bones from the finished projects. In this section I'll try to lay out how to do the basics so you can try that out before moving to the full blown topic.


This section deal with how to get started integrating Maps and Excel. You can find the full details and code on mapping at Integrating Excel with Maps and Earth, but this summary guide will get you started quickly.

All about geoCoding and simple mapping straight out of Excel
All about generating and configuring Data Driven Mapping applications

Google Apps Script Publishing


If you have made some progress with some of these topics, I hope you will go ahead and dive in some more detail. In the meantime why not join our forum,follow the blog or follow me on twitter to ensure you get updates when they are available.

You want to learn Google Apps Script?

Learning Apps Script, (and transitioning from VBA) are covered comprehensively in my my book, Going Gas - from VBA to Apps script, available All formats are available now from O'Reilly,Amazon and all good bookshops. You can also read a preview on O'Reilly

If you prefer Video style learning I also have two courses available. also published by O'Reilly.
Google Apps Script for Developers and Google Apps Script for Beginners.