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Google Cloud Common Module: Node.js Client

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Node.js Common package

Google Cloud Common node.js module contains stuff used by other Cloud API modules.

Read more about the client libraries for Cloud APIs, including the older Google APIs Client Libraries, in Client Libraries Explained.

Table of contents:


Before you begin

  1. Select or create a Cloud Platform project.

    Go to the projects page

  2. Enable billing for your project.

    Enable billing

  3. Set up authentication with a service account so you can access the API from your local workstation.

Installing the package

npm install --save @google-cloud/common

It’s unlikely you will need to install this package directly, as it will be installed as a dependency when you install other @google-cloud packages.


This library follows Semantic Versioning.

This library is considered to be in alpha. This means it is still a work-in-progress and under active development. Any release is subject to backwards-incompatible changes at any time.

More Information: Google Cloud Platform Launch Stages


Contributions welcome! See the Contributing Guide.


Apache Version 2.0