Browsing Pub/Sub Resources

This page explains how to browse and manage Cloud Pub/Sub resources with Cloud Tools for Visual Studio.

Viewing the Pub/Sub resources

To view the available Pub/Sub resources, launch Cloud Explorer by selecting Tools > Google Cloud Tools in Visual Studio.

Cloud Explorer displays your account’s projects and the resources associated with the selected project.

Image showing a sample project and its resources

The first level of Cloud Pub/Sub resources are topics. Nested within the topics are their subscriptions.

Creating new topics and subscriptions

To create a new topic, do the following:

  1. Right click the Google Cloud Pub/Sub node.

  2. Select New Topic.

    Image showing how to create a new topic

  3. In the dialog, enter a Name for the topic.

  4. Click Ok.

To create a new subscription, do the following:

  1. Right click on the desired topic.

  2. Select New Subscription.

    Image showing how to create a new subscription

  3. In the dialog, enter a Name for your subscription.

  4. Select its Delivery Type.

  5. Set the Acknowledgement Deadline.

    Image showing dialog to configure the new subscription

  6. Click Ok.

Deleting subscriptions and topics

To delete a subscription, do the following:

  1. Right click the subscription.

  2. Select Delete Subscription.

    Image showing how to delete a subscription

  3. Click Delete in the confirmation window.

To delete a topic, do the following:

  1. Right click the topic.

  2. Select Delete Topic.

    Image showing how to delete a topic

  3. Click Delete in the confirmation window.

Viewing the properites of a Pub/Sub resource

Selecting a topic or subscription in the Cloud Explorer will display its properties in the Properties window.

Right clicking on a resource in the Cloud Explorer and selecting Properties will focus on the Properties window.

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