New Google Spreadsheets API

Late last week Google quietly announced their Google Spreadsheets API, the latest in their GData family of APIs. What does it allow you to do? From their announcement: "The Google Spreadsheets data API allows client applications to view and update Spreadsheets content in the form of a Google data API ("GData") feeds. Your client application can request a list of a user's spreadsheets, edit or delete content in an existing Spreadsheets worksheet, and query the content in an existing Spreadsheets worksheet. " Creating new spreadsheets and deleting existing ones is not supported in this initial release.

You can see a summary of the API in the new entry at ProgrammableWeb.

GData, Google's extension of RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0, is now used for a variety of Google APIs:

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