Events: watch

Watch for changes to Events resources. Try it now.

Request

HTTP request

POST https://www.googleapis.com/calendar/v3/calendars/calendarId/events/watch

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
calendarId string Calendar identifier. To retrieve calendar IDs call the calendarList.list method. If you want to access the primary calendar of the currently logged in user, use the "primary" keyword.

Request body

In the request body, supply data with the following structure:

{
  "id": string,
  "token": string,
  "type": string,
  "address": string,
  "params": {
    "ttl": string
  }
}
Property name Value Description Notes
id string A UUID or similar unique string that identifies this channel.
token string An arbitrary string delivered to the target address with each notification delivered over this channel. Optional.
type string The type of delivery mechanism used for this channel.
address string The address where notifications are delivered for this channel.
params object Additional parameters controlling delivery channel behavior. Optional.
params.ttl string The time-to-live in seconds for the notification channel. Default is 3600 seconds.

Response

If successful, this method returns a response body with the following structure:

{
  "kind": "api#channel",
  "id": string,
  "resourceId": string,
  "resourceUri": string,
  "token": string,
  "expiration": long
}
Property name Value Description Notes
kind string Identifies this as a notification channel used to watch for changes to a resource. Value: the fixed string "api#channel".
id string A UUID or similar unique string that identifies this channel.
resourceId string An opaque ID that identifies the resource being watched on this channel. Stable across different API versions.
resourceUri string A version-specific identifier for the watched resource.
token string An arbitrary string delivered to the target address with each notification delivered over this channel. Optional.
expiration long Date and time of notification channel expiration, expressed as a Unix timestamp, in milliseconds. Optional.

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