Accessing Google APIs From Your Server-Side Web Application Using OAuth 2.0

Simon Saliba
Feb 12 · 5 min read

In this article, I will guide you through practical example of how to connect to Google APIs from your server-side web application. You will be able to retrieve your user’s Google contacts or calendar events to use them in your application for example, or access their Google drive. This is practical application of the concepts discussed in the introduction to OAuth 2.0.

OAuth used by Google Drive APIs to access files