Programming language: Go
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Google Cloud Client Libraries for Go


Go packages for Google Cloud Platform services.

import "cloud.google.com/go"

To install the packages on your system, do not clone the repo. Instead:

  1. Change to your project directory:
   cd /my/cloud/project
  1. Get the package you want to use. Some products have their own module, so it's best to go get the package(s) you want to use:
   $ go get cloud.google.com/go/firestore # Replace with the package you want to use.

NOTE: Some of these packages are under development, and may occasionally make backwards-incompatible changes.

NOTE: Github repo is a mirror of https://code.googlesource.com/gocloud.

Supported APIs

Google API Status Package
Asset stable cloud.google.com/go/asset/apiv1
Automl stable cloud.google.com/go/automl/apiv1
BigQuery stable cloud.google.com/go/bigquery
Bigtable stable cloud.google.com/go/bigtable
Cloudbuild stable cloud.google.com/go/cloudbuild/apiv1
Cloudtasks stable cloud.google.com/go/cloudtasks/apiv2
Container stable cloud.google.com/go/container/apiv1
ContainerAnalysis beta cloud.google.com/go/containeranalysis/apiv1
Dataproc stable cloud.google.com/go/dataproc/apiv1
Datastore stable cloud.google.com/go/datastore
Debugger stable cloud.google.com/go/debugger/apiv2
Dialogflow stable cloud.google.com/go/dialogflow/apiv2
Data Loss Prevention stable cloud.google.com/go/dlp/apiv2
ErrorReporting alpha cloud.google.com/go/errorreporting
Firestore stable cloud.google.com/go/firestore
IAM stable cloud.google.com/go/iam
IoT stable cloud.google.com/go/iot/apiv1
IRM alpha cloud.google.com/go/irm/apiv1alpha2
KMS stable cloud.google.com/go/kms/apiv1
Natural Language stable cloud.google.com/go/language/apiv1
Logging stable cloud.google.com/go/logging
Memorystore alpha cloud.google.com/go/redis/apiv1
Monitoring stable cloud.google.com/go/monitoring/apiv3
OS Login stable cloud.google.com/go/oslogin/apiv1
Pub/Sub stable cloud.google.com/go/pubsub
Phishing Protection alpha cloud.google.com/go/phishingprotection/apiv1beta1
reCAPTCHA Enterprise alpha cloud.google.com/go/recaptchaenterprise/apiv1beta1
Recommender beta cloud.google.com/go/recommender/apiv1beta1
Scheduler stable cloud.google.com/go/scheduler/apiv1
Securitycenter stable cloud.google.com/go/securitycenter/apiv1
Spanner stable cloud.google.com/go/spanner
Speech stable cloud.google.com/go/speech/apiv1
Storage stable cloud.google.com/go/storage
Talent alpha cloud.google.com/go/talent/apiv4beta1
Text To Speech stable cloud.google.com/go/texttospeech/apiv1
Trace stable cloud.google.com/go/trace/apiv2
Translate stable cloud.google.com/go/translate
Video Intelligence beta cloud.google.com/go/videointelligence/apiv1beta2
Vision stable cloud.google.com/go/vision/apiv1
Webrisk alpha cloud.google.com/go/webrisk/apiv1beta1

Alpha status: the API is still being actively developed. As a result, it might change in backward-incompatible ways and is not recommended for production use.

Beta status: the API is largely complete, but still has outstanding features and bugs to be addressed. There may be minor backwards-incompatible changes where necessary.

Stable status: the API is mature and ready for production use. We will continue addressing bugs and feature requests.

Documentation and examples are available at pkg.go.dev/cloud.google.com/go

Go Versions Supported

We currently support Go versions 1.11 and newer.


By default, each API will use Google Application Default Credentials for authorization credentials used in calling the API endpoints. This will allow your application to run in many environments without requiring explicit configuration.

client, err := storage.NewClient(ctx)

To authorize using a JSON key file, pass option.WithCredentialsFile to the NewClient function of the desired package. For example:

client, err := storage.NewClient(ctx, option.WithCredentialsFile("path/to/keyfile.json"))

You can exert more control over authorization by using the golang.org/x/oauth2 package to create an oauth2.TokenSource. Then pass option.WithTokenSource to the NewClient function:

tokenSource := ...
client, err := storage.NewClient(ctx, option.WithTokenSource(tokenSource))


Contributions are welcome. Please, see the CONTRIBUTING document for details.

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms. See Contributor Code of Conduct for more information.