Google Cloud Platform Python Samples

Python samples for Google Cloud Platform products.


  1. Install pip and virtualenv if you do not already have them.

  2. Clone this repository:

    git clone
  3. Obtain authentication credentials.

    Create local credentials by running the following command and following the
    oauth2 flow:

    gcloud auth application-default login

    Read more about Google Cloud Platform Authentication.

How to run a sample

  1. Change directory to one of the sample folders, e.g. logging/cloud-client:

    cd logging/cloud-client/
  2. Create a virtualenv. Samples are compatible with Python 3.6+.

    python3 -m venv env
    source env/bin/activate
  3. Install the dependencies needed to run the samples.

    pip install -r requirements.txt
  4. Run the sample: