You can use IBM® App Connect to pass key data between Google Drive™ online storage service and other apps – automatically, in real time.
You can use App Connect with Google Drive by configuration and data mapping without a need for coding, and can achieve a return on your investment in minutes/hours, not days/months.
This guide is to show you how…
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What should I consider first?
You can see a full list of the events and the actions that are available with Google Drive on the Applications tab on the App Connect Catalog page.
- To connect IBM App Connect to Google Drive, you use basic auth with OAuth credentials. You need to provide an OAuth 2.0 client ID, client secret, access token, and refresh token with appropriately-selected scopes for Google APIs. Getting those OAuth credentials is described in Getting OAuth client ID, client secret, access token, and refresh token for Google applications.
Retrieve file content from Google Drive then add the document to the Watson Discovery Service
Use this template to retrieve file content from Google Drive and add the same document to the IBM Watson Discovery Service.
In Designer, open the Templates gallery and search for the template title or
Drive. To refer to the template instructions while editing the flow or without using Designer, open the github page (opens in a new window).