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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

Storage samples in different languages are listed 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.

Storage samples for the libraries listed are in the Storage Samples column. If a storage-specific sample does not exist for a library, you can still use that library -- adapt one of the general samples listed in the General Help Links column.

Client library Storage Samples General Help Links (links external to this documentation set)
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  
Google APIs Client Library for PHP (beta) PHP sample
Google APIs Client Library for Python Python sample

These early-stage libraries are also available:

Client library Storage Samples General Help Links (links external to this documentation set)
Google APIs Client Library for Go (alpha) Go sample
Google APIs Client Library for Node.js (alpha)  
Google APIs Client Library for Ruby (alpha)  

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.

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.