How to Use the Google Drive API with JavaScript

Node.js, Authentication and Google’s Drive API

Bret Cameron
8 min readJun 3, 2019

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Google has a huge collection of APIs, and sooner-or-later in your development career, you’re likely to encounter one or more of them: from Google Maps to Google Calendar, YouTube to Google Analytics, and Gmail to Google Drive — there are APIs for a wide variety of tools in Google’s large product-base.

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Bret Cameron

Writer and developer based in London. On Medium, I mainly write about JavaScript, web development and Rust 💻