Drive API samples

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This section provides samples for the Drive API.

For introductory videos about the Drive API, see the Drive API video library.

The following sample, which is indexed in the left navigation menu, is hosted on GitHub. You can fork this repository and use the code as a reference for your own projects.


Each of the Drive platform-specific examples reflect a single sample app: a text editor capable of editing Drive files with the MIME type text/*. The web version implements 2 fundamental Drive use cases:

The flow for both use cases is similar. Google Drive redirects a user to the app after the user selects it from the Create menu or context menu of a file with a registered MIME type.

To view or download the source, visit Drive Quickeditors on the GitHub repository.