Summary and Info
This is absolutely the ultimate guide to Hacking Google's wildly popular Gmail service. Written by web programming expert, and popular blogger Ben Hammersley.This is serious, down and dirty, under the hood code level hacking - blowing away the default settings, customizing appearance, disabling advertising, and offering readers total control over their Gmail account like never before. Readers will discover and use 3rd party tools that enable them to use their Gmail storage like a hard drive for backing up important files, or photos and music, or even use Gmail as a blogging tool.Programmers and scripters will have a field day creating and using a Gmail API with a variety of languages to creating their own hacks and tools for Gmail.Roll up your sleeves, and dive into these hacks including:* Customizing Gmail's appearance with CSS* Checking your Gmail without visiting the site* Using Gmail APIs in Perl, Python, PHP and other languages, or create your own* Building your own Gmail tools with APIs* Disable Gmail's advertising* Learn to use Gmail's storage space like a hard drive* Use Gmail as a host for message boards, photo galleries, even your own blogand so much more.
More About the Author
Ben Hammersley FRSA FRGS (born 3 April 1976 in Leicester, England) is a British internet technologist, journalist, author and broadcaster based in London, England.