Introduction to Google Drive API Jomar Tigcal GDG PhilippinesGoogle Apps Developer Challenge Workshop/Hackaton July 6-7, 2012
Jomar Tigcal● Community Manager of GDG Philippines● Mobile Apps Developer (Software Engineer) at Stratpoint Technologies, Inc. http://jomar.tigcal.com +Jomar Tigcal @jomartigcal
What is Google Drive?● Create and collaborate. ○ Google Docs (Documents, spreadsheets and presentations.) ○ Share content, comments and receive notifications● Store everything safely and access it anywhere ○ http://drive.google.com ○ Drive Android App ○ Mac and PC apps● Search ○ Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
Google Drive API* Chrome Web StoreThe app must be installed from the ChromeWeb Store to be able to access the APIs.
How Google Drive Apps Work● Install the app via Chrome Web Store
Register the app● Go to Google APIs console (http://code. google.com/apis/console)● Create an API Project● Select Services● Turn on Drive API and Drive SDK● Create OAuth 2.0 Client ID● Provide developer info, icon and other details
Create a Chrome Web Store Listing● Go to the Chrome Web Store Developer Dashboard (https://chrome.google. com/webstore/developer/dashboard)● Create a new listing● Modify the listing for Google Drive● Publish to TEST ACCOUNTS