Appendix B. Registering Chrome Apps with Google
Before a Chrome App can access Google APIs, you must register it with Google. Registration is documented by Google (read the “User Authentication” section), but as of October 2014, the Google Developers Console user interface has been updated, and the step-by-step instructions are out whack with what the website does. What follows here works as of this writing, but be warned that it might change again by the time you read it.
Registering a Chrome App and Getting a Client ID
To register your Chrome App and obtain a client ID, you need to do the following:
- Again, in the “APIs & auth” section, click Credentials and then click CREATE NEW CLIENT ID under OAuth. In the dialog box that opens, click the “Installed application” radio button and then Chrome ...