A Singer target that writes data to Google Sheets.
How to use it
target-gsheet works together with any other Singer Tap to move
data from sources like Braintree, Freshdesk and Hubspot to
Google Sheets. Google Sheets is a great, free way to review and
Step 1: Activate the Google Sheets API
(originally found in the Google API docs)
Use this wizard to create or select a project in the Google Developers Console and activate the Sheets API. Click Continue, then Go to credentials.
On the Add credentials to your project page, click the Cancel button.
At the top of the page, select the OAuth consent screen tab. Select an Email address, enter a Product name if not already set, and click the Save button.
Select the Credentials tab, click the Create credentials button and select OAuth client ID.
Select the application type Other, enter the name "Singer Sheets Target", and click the Create button.
Click OK to dismiss the resulting dialog.
Click the Download button to the right of the client ID.
Move this file to your working directory and rename it client_secret.json.
Step 2: Configure
Create a file called
config.json in your working directory,
following config.sample.json. The required
spreadsheet_id parameter is the value between the "/d/" and the
"/edit" in the URL of your spreadsheet. For example, consider the
following URL that references a Google Sheets spreadsheet:
The ID of this spreadsheet is
Step 3: Install and Run
These commands will install
pip and then run them together, piping the output of
› pip install target-gsheet tap-fixerio › tap-fixerio | target-gsheet -c config.json INFO Replicating the latest exchange rate data from fixer.io INFO Tap exiting normally
If you're using a different Tap, substitute
tap-fixerio in the final
command above to the command used to run your Tap.
target-gsheet will attempt to open a new window or tab in your
default browser. If this fails, copy the URL from the console and
manually open it in your browser.
If you are not already logged into your Google account, you will be
prompted to log in. If you are logged into multiple Google accounts,
you will be asked to select one account to use for the
authorization. Click the Accept button to allow
access your Google Sheet. You can close the tab after the signup flow
The data will be written to a sheet named
exchange_rate in your
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