The first thing to understand about Google’s Scripting Engine is that it is a powerful, open-source toolkit for writing software.
It was created by the same people who built Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Doct, Google Maps, and so on.
While it was originally developed to do what they needed it to do, Google’s toolkit can be used to create anything from a simple HTML-based spreadsheet to an enterprise-grade web-based service, such as Google Docx.
Scripting is just one of the many tools built into Google Script, which lets you use the engine to write web-enabled code.
While the Google Script engine can run on Linux and macOS, it’s currently limited to running on Windows.
Here are the basics of using Google Script to build web applications.