There are several options for how to start using the Directory API.
Try a Quickstart guide
To see what the API can do with minimal code, choose a Quickstart guide in your preferred language from the side navigation.
Learn the basics and common API tasks
To understand the basics and start building your application, see the:
- Prerequisites: Get an account, set up the API service, and create a project in the Google APIs Console.
- Install a client library: Download a client library for your programming language, and import the classes you need.
- Set up your application authorization: Set up your client's authorization using the OAuth 2.0 protocol.
- Use the Developer's Guides: Use these guides to understand how to pull all of this together and to manage your client's requests and API service responses.
To look up a particular resource type or method, see the reference.