To get started with the Google API Client Library for Java, take a look at the Google Cloud-specific samples.
For information about the structure of the library and its multiple components, see the detailed setup instructions, which include instructions for Maven users.
To ask questions, report bugs, discuss the library, and read the announcements, see the Support page.
The library supports the following authentication method:
The library makes it easier to batch multiple HTTP requests/responses. For details, see the batch documentation.
The library has convenient classes that help with media upload and media download.
Supported Java environments
The library supports the following Java environments:
- Java 7 (or higher)
- Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) (or higher) (Note that this library's support for Android is @Beta.)
- Google App Engine
These are open-source libraries, and contributions are welcome.