[Chicago] Looking for some OAUTH2/Google API help

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Sun Feb 28 18:54:13 EST 2016

I think I can help.

I use the api to upload 1000's of videos to youtube from the CLI.  same
thing, right?

Here is the blocker I ran into trying to help someone else use my code:

2. Get a client ID (defines who is running this code)

The code is here:


I floundered around writing it, so I would love to spend some time with you
writing different code so maybe my code will get cleaned up a bit.

What's next?

On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 2:37 PM, Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com>
> Has anyone here who used OAUTH2 to validate applications with any of
> the Google APIs? I'm sure the Python APIs themselves are no big deal,
> but I have had zero luck getting the proper credentials to use.
> The application is to pump a bunch of email messages from one or more
> defunct mailing list archives into Google Groups via the Groups
> Migration API so the archives are indexable and searchable by people
> on the net. This will not use any web interface. The plan (once I can
> authorize) is to just pump thousands of mail messages into one or more
> Google Groups using a console (terminal-based) application.
> Even if you have no experience with this stuff and are willing to
> "pair program" this with the intent of figuring out how this is done
> and creating the raw material for a soup-to-nuts blog on the process
> (I'd be happy to write the blog post, with due credit given), let me
> know. Perhaps there is a non-presentation ChiPy hack session coming
> up. I see no topics given for the March 10 meeting.
> Thx,
> Skip Montanaro
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Carl K
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