Timeline.attachments: get

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Requires authorization

Retrieves an attachment on a timeline item by item ID and attachment ID. See an example.

Request

HTTP request

GET https://www.googleapis.com/mirror/v1/timeline/itemId/attachments/attachmentId

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
attachmentId string The ID of the attachment.
itemId string The ID of the timeline item the attachment belongs to.

Authorization

This request requires authorization with the following scope (read more about authentication and authorization).

Scope
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/glass.timeline

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a Timeline.attachments resource in the response body.

Examples

Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).

Java

Uses the Java client library.

import com.google.api.client.http.GenericUrl;
import com.google.api.client.http.HttpResponse;
import com.google.api.services.mirror.Mirror;
import com.google.api.services.mirror.model.Attachment;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;

public class MyClass {
  // ...

  /**
   * Print an attachment's metadata.
   * 
   * @param service Authorized Mirror service.
   * @param itemId ID of the timeline item the attachment belongs to.
   * @param attachmentId ID of the attachment to print metadata for.
   */
  public static void printAttachmentMetadata(Mirror service, String itemId, String attachmentId) {
    try {
      Attachment attachment = service.timeline().attachments().get(itemId, attachmentId).execute();

      System.out.println("Attachment content type: " + attachment.getContentType());
      System.out.println("Attachment content URL: " + attachment.getContentUrl());
    } catch (IOException e) {
      System.out.println("An error occured: " + e);
    }
  }

  /**
   * Download a timeline items's attachment.
   * 
   * @param service Authorized Mirror service.
   * @param itemId ID of the timeline item to download the attachment for.
   * @param attachment Attachment to download content for.
   * @return The attachment content on success, {@code null} otherwise.
   */
  public static InputStream downloadAttachment(Mirror service, String itemId, Attachment attachment) {
    try {
      HttpResponse resp =
          service.getRequestFactory().buildGetRequest(new GenericUrl(attachment.getContentUrl()))
              .execute();
      return resp.getContent();
    } catch (IOException e) {
      // An error occurred.
      e.printStackTrace();
      return null;
    }
  }

  // ...
}

.NET

Uses the .NET client library.

using System;
using Google.Apis.Mirror.v1;
using Google.Apis.Mirror.v1.Data;
using System.Net;
using System.IO;

public class MyClass {
  // ...

  /// <summary>
  /// Print an attachment's metadata.
  /// </summary>
  /// <param name="service">Authorized Mirror service.</param>
  /// <param name="itemId">ID of the timeline item the attachment belongs to.</param>
  /// <param name="attachmentId">ID of the attachment to print metadata for.</param>
  public static void PrintAttachmentMetadata(
      MirrorService service, String itemId, String attachmentId) {
    try {
      Attachment attachment = service.Timeline.Attachments.Get(itemId, attachmentId).Fetch();

      Console.WriteLine("Attachment content type: " + attachment.ContentType);
      Console.WriteLine("Attachment content URL: " + attachment.ContentUrl);
    } catch (Exception e) {
      Console.WriteLine("An error occurred: " + e.Message);
    }
  }
  
  /// <summary>
  /// Download a timeline items's attachment.
  /// </summary>
  /// <param name="service">Authorized Mirror service.</param>
  /// <param name="attachment">Attachment to download content for.</param>
  /// <returns>Attachment's content if successful, null otherwise.</returns>
  public static System.IO.Stream DownloadAttachment(
      MirrorService service, Attachment attachment) {
    try {
      HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(
        new Uri(attachment.ContentUrl));
      service.Authenticator.ApplyAuthenticationToRequest(request);
      HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse();
      if (response.StatusCode == HttpStatusCode.OK) {
        return response.GetResponseStream();
      } else {
        Console.WriteLine(
          "An error occurred: " + response.StatusDescription);
        return null;
      }
    } catch (Exception e) {
      Console.WriteLine("An error occurred: " + e.Message);
      return null;
    }
  }

  // ...
}

PHP

Uses the PHP client library.

/**
 * Print an attachment's metadata.
 *
 * @param Google_MirrorService $service Authorized Mirror service.
 * @param string $itemId ID of the timeline item the attachment belongs to.
 * @param string $attachmentId ID of the attachment to print metadata for.
 */
function printAttachmentMetadata($service, $itemId, $attachmentId) {
  try {
    $attachment = $service->timeline_attachments->get($itemId, $attachmentId);

    print "Attachment content type: " . $attachment->getContentType() . "\n";
    print "Attachment content URL: " . $attachment->getContentUrl() . "\n";
  } catch (Exception $e) {
    print "An error occurred: " . $e->getMessage();
  }
}

/**
 * Download an attachment's content.
 *
 * @param string $timelineId ID of the timeline item the attachment belongs to.
 * @param Google_Attachment $attachment Attachment's metadata.
 * @return string The attachment's content if successful, null otherwise.
 */
function downloadAttachment($itemId, $attachment) {
  $request = new Google_HttpRequest(
      $attachment->getContentUrl(), 'GET', null, null);
  $httpRequest = Google_Client::$io->authenticatedRequest($request);
  if ($httpRequest->getResponseHttpCode() == 200) {
    return $httpRequest->getResponseBody();
  } else {
    // An error occurred.
    return null;
  }
}

Python

Uses the Python client library.

from apiclient import errors
# ...

def print_attachment_metadata(service, item_id, attachment_id):
  """Print an attachment's metadata

  Args:
    service: Authorized Mirror service.
    item_id: ID of the timeline item the attachment belongs to.
    attachment_id: ID of the attachment to print metadata for.
  """
  try:
    attachment = service.timeline().attachments().get(
        itemId=item_id, attachmentId=attachment_id).execute()
    print 'Attachment content type: %s' % attachment['contentType']
    print 'Attachment content URL: %s' % attachment['contentUrl']
  except errors.HttpError, error:
    print 'An error occurred: %s' % error

def download_attachment(service, attachment):
  """Download an attachment's content

  Args:
    service: Authorized Mirror service.
    attachment: Attachment's metadata.
  Returns:
    Attachment's content if successful, None otherwise.
  """
  resp, content = service._http.request(attachment['contentUrl'])
  if resp.status == 200:
    return content
  else:
    print 'An error occurred: %s' % resp
    return None

Ruby

Uses the Ruby client library.

##
# Print an attachment's metadata.
#
# @param [Google::APIClient] client
#   Authorized client instance.
# @param [String] item_id
#   ID of the timeline item the attachment belongs to.
# @param [String] attachment_id
#   ID of the attachment to print metadata for.
# @return nil
def print_attachment_metadata(client, item_id, attachment_id)
  mirror = client.discovered_api('mirror', 'v1')
  result = client.execute(
    :api_method => mirror.timeline.attachments.get,
    :parameters => {
      'itemId' => item_id,
      'attachmentId' => attachment_id})
  if result.success?
    attachment = result.data
    puts "Attachment content type: #{attachment.content_type}"
    puts "Attachment content url: #{attachment.content_url}"
  else
    puts "An error occurred: #{result.data['error']['message']}"
  end
end

##
# Download an attachment's content
#
# @param [Google::APIClient] client
#   Authorized client instance
# @param [Google::APIClient::Schema::Mirror::V1::Attachment]
#   Attachment instance
# @return
#   Attachment's content if successful, nil otherwise
def download_attachment(client, attachment)
  result = client.execute(:uri => attachment.content_url)
  if result.success?
    return result.body
  else
    puts "An error occurred: #{result.data['error']['message']}"
  end
end

Raw HTTP

Does not use a client library.

GET /mirror/v1/timeline/timeline item id/attachments/attachment id HTTP/1.1
Host: www.googleapis.com
Authorization: Bearer auth token