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Samples and Libraries for Google Cloud Storage

The Google APIs Client Libraries are useful for calling the Google Cloud Storage JSON API methods. When you use these libraries, your apps benefit from better language integration, improved security, and support for making authenticated calls.

Google Cloud Storage JSON API samples and libraries

In the tables below, the first column shows each library's stage of development; note that some are still in early stages. The second column links to the main page for each library.

The set of mature libraries includes:

Client library Documentation Library samples
Google APIs Client Library for .NET .NET sample
Google API Client Library for Java (rc) Java sample
Google APIs Client Library for JavaScript (beta) Javascript sample
Google APIs Client Library for Objective-C Objective-C samples*
Google APIs Client Library for PHP (beta) PHP sample
Google APIs Client Library for Python Python sample
*General samples. May not include Google Cloud Storage samples.

These early-stage libraries are also available:

Client library Documentation Library samples
Google APIs Client Library for Go (alpha) https://github.com/google/google-api-go-client Go sample
Google APIs Client Library for Node.js (alpha) https://github.com/google/google-api-nodejs-client/ Node.js samples*
Google APIs Client Library for Ruby (alpha) Google APIs Client Library for Ruby Ruby samples*
*General samples. May not include Google Cloud Storage samples.

In addition to the Google-supported client libraries listed above, a set of third-party Dart libraries (with samples) is available for the Dart language.

Library samples are also described in detail in JSON API Examples, which provides information about setting up your environment, generating the appropriate OAuth 2.0 credentials, and running the samples.

Other ways to access the Google Cloud Storage JSON API

The table below lists some other convenient ways to access the Google Cloud Storage JSON API.

Access method Description
APIs Explorer An interactive tool that lets you easily try out Google APIs right from your browser. The APIs Explorer helps you create authenticated and authorized requests for any method and see responses in real time.
Google Plugin for Eclipse A plugin that makes it easier to use Google APIs in Eclipse, include the Google Cloud Storage JSON API.
gsutil Tool The gsutil Tool is a Python application that lets you access Google Cloud Storage from the command line. gsutil enables you to quickly perform a wide range of bucket and object management tasks.