AuthGoogle C# WinRT Reference Documentation

AuthGoogle

Provides functionality for authenticating calls to the Google Cloud Platform API and Google Apps API using a service account.

Object Creation

Chilkat.AuthGoogle obj = new Chilkat.AuthGoogle();

Properties

public string AccessToken {get; set; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

The access token to be used in Google API requests. This property is set on a successful call to ObtainAccessToken.

Important: This class is used for authenticating calls to the Google Cloud Platform API and Google Apps API using a service account.. 
For 3-legged OAuth2, where a browser must be used to interactively get permission from the Google account owner, use the Chilkat OAuth2 class/object.

public string DebugLogFilePath {get; set; }

If set to a file path, causes each Chilkat method or property call to automatically append it's LastErrorText to the specified log file. The information is appended such that if a hang or crash occurs, it is possible to see the context in which the problem occurred, as well as a history of all Chilkat calls up to the point of the problem. The VerboseLogging property can be set to provide more detailed information.

This property is typically used for debugging the rare cases where a Chilkat method call hangs or generates an exception that halts program execution (i.e. crashes). A hang or crash should generally never happen. The typical causes of a hang are:

  1. a timeout related property was set to 0 to explicitly indicate that an infinite timeout is desired,
  2. the hang is actually a hang within an event callback (i.e. it is a hang within the application code), or
  3. there is an internal problem (bug) in the Chilkat code that causes the hang.

public string EmailAddress {get; set; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

The client email address of the service account. If a JSON key is used, then the client_email should already be specified within the JSON key, and this property is unused. This property must be set if using a P12 key.

Get Google API Access Token using P12 Service Account Key

public int ExpireNumSeconds {get; set; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

The expiration time, in seconds, of the access token to be requested. The maximum value is 1 hour (3600 seconds). The default value is 3600.

public string JsonKey {get; set; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

The JSON key for obtaining an access token. An application must set either the P12 or JSON private key, but not both.

Get Google API Access Token using JSON Private Key

public string LastErrorHtml {get; }

Provides information in HTML format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

public string LastErrorText {get; }

Provides information in plain-text format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

Concept of LastErrorText

LastErrorText Standard Information

public string LastErrorXml {get; }

Provides information in XML format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

public bool LastMethodSuccess {get; set; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.52

Indicate whether the last method call succeeded or failed. A value of true indicates success, a value of false indicates failure. This property is automatically set for method calls. It is not modified by property accesses. The property is automatically set to indicate success for the following types of method calls:

  • Any method that returns a string.
  • Any method returning a Chilkat object, binary bytes, or a date/time.
  • Any method returning a standard boolean status value where success = true and failure = false.
  • Any method returning an integer where failure is defined by a return value less than zero.

Note: Methods that do not fit the above requirements will always set this property equal to true. For example, a method that returns no value (such as a "void" in C++) will technically always succeed.

public int NumSecondsRemaining {get; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

If the access token is valid, contains the number of seconds remaining until it expires. A value of 0 indicates an invalid or expired access token.

public string Scope {get; set; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

A space-delimited list of the permissions that the application requests.

public string SubEmailAddress {get; set; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

The email address of the user for which the application is requesting delegated access.

public bool Valid {get; }

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

true if the AccessToken property contains a valid non-expired access token obtained via the call to ObtainAccessToken.

public bool VerboseLogging {get; set; }

If set to true, then the contents of LastErrorText (or LastErrorXml, or LastErrorHtml) may contain more verbose information. The default value is false. Verbose logging should only be used for debugging. The potentially large quantity of logged information may adversely affect peformance.

public string Version {get; }

Version of the component/library, such as "9.5.0.63"

Methods

public Pfx GetP12();

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

Returns the private key in a PFX (P12) object. This is only possible if the private key was previously set by calling SetP12.

Returns null on failure

(awaitable) public IAsyncOperation<bool> ObtainAccessTokenAsync(Socket connection);

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

Sends the HTTP request to fetch the access token. When this method completes successfully, the access token is available in the AccessToken property. The connection is an existing connection to www.googleapis.com.

Returns true for success, false for failure.

Get Google API Access Token using JSON Private Key

public bool SetP12(Pfx key);

Introduced in version 9.5.0.58

Sets the P12 private key to be used for obtaining an access token. An application must set either the P12 or JSON private key, but not both.

Returns true for success, false for failure.

Get Google API Access Token using P12 Service Account Key

Events

Callbacks from asynchronous methods occur in a background thread. However, controls on the UI thread may only be accessed from the UI thread.Therefore, UI updates must be dispatched to the UI thread. One way to do this is as follows:

    public sealed partial class MainPage : Page
    {
        private Windows.UI.Core.CoreDispatcher m_dispatcher = null;

        public MainPage()
        {
            this.InitializeComponent();
            m_dispatcher = Windows.UI.Core.CoreWindow.GetForCurrentThread().Dispatcher;
        }


        async private void Http_ProgressInfo(object sender, Chilkat.ProgressInfoEventArgs eventArgs)
        {
            await m_dispatcher.RunAsync(Windows.UI.Core.CoreDispatcherPriority.Normal, () =>
            {
                // Application code to update the UI goes here...
            });
        }

    }