These guides describe how to perform various common tasks using the Compute Engine API.
For information about specific methods, see the API reference.
- Authorize requests
- Basics of using OAuth 2.0 to authorize requests.
- Creating API requests and handling responses
- Construct API requests and handle API responses from the Compute Engine API.
- Standard query parameters
- Query parameters that can be used with all methods and all resources in the Compute Engine API.
- Improve performance
- Techniques for improving your application's performance, including using gzip and working with partial resources.
- Batch requests
- Batch API calls together to reduce the number of HTTP connections your client has to make.