After a greeting by Van Riper, lead organizer of the Silicon Valley GTUG Meetup Group, the following initial announcements were made.
- Bess Ho gave out the discount code for Paypal X Innovate conference; also mentioned games design, Oct 12.
- Kevin Nilson talked about the upcoming Silicon Valley Code Camp, October 9-10.
- Wesley Chun, the chief organizer of the Google tracks in the camp, briefed the audience on what is to come in those tracks.
Subsequently, Martin went through examples of different functions created by Google and others in the Script Gallery, e.g., =weather(), =getTweets(). He also went through a simple mail merge example.