The tap-google-sheets Meltano extractor pulls data from the Google Sheets API v4 that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started

Prerequisites

If you haven't already, follow the initial steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Install Meltano
  2. Create your Meltano project

Installation and configuration

Using the Command Line Interface

  1. Add the tap-google-sheets extractor to your project using meltano add :

    meltano add extractor tap-google-sheets
  2. Configure the settings below using meltano config .

Using Meltano UI

  1. Start Meltano UI using meltano ui:

    meltano ui
  2. Open the Extractors interface at http://localhost:5000/extractors.
  3. Click the “Add to project” button for “Google Sheets”.
  4. Configure the settings below in the “Configuration” interface that opens automatically.

Next steps

Follow the remaining steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Select entities and attributes to extract
  2. Add a loader to send data to a destination
  3. Run a data integration (EL) pipeline

If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.

Settings

tap-google-sheets requires the configuration of the following settings:

These and other supported settings are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, use the Table of Contents at the top of the page.

Client ID (client_id)

This is the ID setup via the Google Cloud API.

See https://drive.google.com/open?id=1FojlvtLwS0-BzGS37R0jEXtwSHqSiO1Uw-7RKQQO-C4.

How to use

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-google-sheets set client_id <client_id>

export TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_CLIENT_ID=<client_id>

Client Secret (client_secret)

This is generated when the client ID is created via the Google Cloud API.

See https://drive.google.com/open?id=1FojlvtLwS0-BzGS37R0jEXtwSHqSiO1Uw-7RKQQO-C4.

How to use

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-google-sheets set client_secret <client_secret>

export TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_CLIENT_SECRET=<client_secret>

Refresh Token (refresh_token)

This is the token used to generate new access_tokens. It is manually generated by making an API call to the Google Cloud API. See the documentation for more information.

See https://drive.google.com/open?id=1FojlvtLwS0-BzGS37R0jEXtwSHqSiO1Uw-7RKQQO-C4.

How to use

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-google-sheets set refresh_token <refresh_token>

export TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_REFRESH_TOKEN=<refresh_token>

Spreadsheet ID (spreadsheet_id)

The unique identifier for a spreadsheet.

How to use

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-google-sheets set spreadsheet_id <spreadsheet_id>

export TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_SPREADSHEET_ID=<spreadsheet_id>

Start Date (start_date)

The absolute minimum start date to check if a file was modified.

How to use

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-google-sheets set start_date YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

export TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_START_DATE=YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

User Agent (user_agent)

Used to identify the tap in the Google Remote API logs.

How to use

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-google-sheets set user_agent <user_agent>

export TAP_GOOGLE_SHEETS_USER_AGENT=<user_agent>

Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting the tap-google-sheets extractor to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the #plugins-general channel.

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