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Release Notes

This page lists the major changes in Add-on functionality, behavior, or development. It is intended to help developers identify recent changes in behavior.

For older changes, see the release notes for 2018-2019.

May 2020

May 5, 2020

Documentation describing how to add Google Calendar conferencing solutions to a Google Workspace add-on has been added. Google Workspace add-ons that extend Google Calendar can provide additional conferencing options that let users create and sync with third-party conferences. Note that this functionality was added specifically for conference providers; most add-on developers don't need it.

For more information, see Third-party conferencing overview.

January 2020

January 14, 2020

Google Workspace Add-ons have been launched. Google Workspace add-ons are the latest generation of add-ons, and build on the original Gmail add-ons infrastructure. Google Workspace add-ons provide a variety of new features, including:

With the launch of Google Workspace add-ons, Gmail add-ons have been deprecated. You can still use existing Gmail add-ons, but they are effectively just Google Workspace add-ons that only extend Gmail. If you have Gmail add-ons you've developed, you can upgrade them into Google Workspace add-ons to take advantage of the new features.