Google Cloud Platform

Bringing up an ingress controller

This is a part of the series of posts on Getting an API running in Kubernetes, and you should first have created an app to be deployed as described in Building your App ready for […]

APIS and techniques

Hitching a ride on Goa’s property store

Goa is a library to simplify Oauth2 with both Google services and other Oauth2 providers, many of which are natively supported. It takes care of dealing with HTML dialogs, refreshing tokens, getting service account data […]

APIS and techniques

Making sense of OCR

In the project  I’m using for illustrating some of the capabilities of gcp, I need to make sense of a variety of documents, some very complex and some less so. The basic problem though is that there […]

APIS and techniques

Custom domains and ssl with Firebase hosting

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase. You many want to read about Firebase cloud functions before this article.  Using custom domains  2 of the great things you get with Firebase hosting […]

APIS and techniques

Get web credentials from downloaded file

This describes how to use Goa, as described in Oauth2 for Apps Script in a few lines of code (which you should read first for background). The library, cGoa, is available under this project key, or on github. […]

APIS and techniques

BigQuery and the Execution API

The data for BigQuiz app is held in BigQuery. In Loading large JSON datasets into BigQuery with Apps Script I showed how you could maintain data in BigQuery with Apps Script, but now when I come to use it, […]

Google Authentication

Using OAUTH2 with a webapp published ‘as me’

In Borrowing an access token from Apps Scripts I demonstrated the simplest way to get a token to use with a Google API, by borrowing one from Apps Script. Next up, was Using a service account where could generate a […]

Apps Script & Java Script

Using a service account

In Borrowing an access token from Apps Scripts I demonstrated the simplest way to get a token to use with a Google API, by borrowing one from Apps Script. However to access APIS that have no equivalent in […]

APIS and techniques

Some OAUTH2 walkthroughs

This section contains some different methods of getting an access token for use with Google APIS that are not built in or advanced services.  All the demo code for the full app used in these examples […]