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Discussion on: How to Build an API With Nodejs, Expressjs and Google Sheet - Series 2

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Arun Kumar G

Looks interesting to use spreadsheets as a way to store than db, what use cases did u use spreadsheet over db ?

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Osumgba Chiamaka Author

As mentioned in the first series, this article is not to deliberate the usefulness of sheet over an actual db or vice versa. But i'll highlight a few use cases.

use case 0) a small startup using sheet because that is what works for them because of the market they are serving, etc.
use case 1) you have a google form where people register for an event and you need to pull this data into your application or probably save to an actual db.
use case 2) your non-technical manager demands you update the sheet with data when a user registers for an event. why not automate this process.