While this library is still supported, we suggest trying the newer Cloud Client Library for Cloud Natural Language, especially for new projects. See Cloud Natural Language Libraries for installation and usage details.
Cloud Natural Language API: Provides natural language understanding technologies, such as sentiment analysis, entity recognition, entity sentiment analysis, and other text annotations, to developers.
This page contains information about getting started with the Cloud Natural Language API using the Google API Client Library for Ruby. In addition, you may be interested in the following documentation:
- Read the Getting started guide for the Google API Client Library for Ruby.
- Interact with this API in your browser using the APIs Explorer for the Cloud Natural Language API.
Installing the google-api-client gem
If you haven't installed the Google API Client Library for Ruby before, open a terminal and install using
$ gem install google-api-client
If you already have the gem installed and would simply like to update to the latest version:
$ gem update -y google-api-client
Depending on your system, you may need to prepend these commands with
Getting started with the Google API Client Library for Ruby
Be sure to check our extensive Getting started guide for a quick overview of how to make your first request.