Connect to Google Campaign Manager Data from PowerBuilder

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DoubleClick ADO.NET Provider

An easy-to-use database-like interface for .NET applications access to live DoubleClick Campaign Manager data (Ads, Accounts, Creatives, Orders, and more).



This article demonstrates how to access Google Campaign Manager data from PowerBuilder using the CData ADO.NET Provider for Google Campaign Manager.

The CData ADO.NET providers are easy-to-use, standards-based controls that can be used from any platform or development technology that supports Microsoft .NET, including PowerBuilder. This article shows how to use the CData ADO.NET Provider for Google Campaign Manager in PowerBuilder.

This article shows how to create a basic PowerBuilder application that uses the CData ADO.NET Provider for Google Campaign Manager to perform reads and writes.

  1. In a new WPF Window Application solution, add all the Visual Controls needed for the connection properties. Below is a typical connection string:

    UserProfileID=MyUserProfileID;InitiateOAuth=GETANDREFRESH

    Google Campaign Manager uses the OAuth authentication standard. The data provider facilitates OAuth in various ways as described below. The following OAuth flow requires the authenticating user to interact with DoubleClick Campaign Manager, using the browser. You can also use a service account to authenticate.

    For authentication guides, see the Getting Started section of the data provider help documentation.

  2. Add the DataGrid control from the .NET controls.
  3. Configure the columns of the DataGrid control. Below are several columns from the Account table: <DataGrid AutoGenerateColumns="False" Margin="13,249,12,14" Name="datagrid1" TabIndex="70" ItemsSource="{Binding}"> <DataGrid.Columns> <DataGridTextColumn x:Name="idColumn" Binding="{Binding Path=Id}" Header="Id" Width="SizeToHeader" /> <DataGridTextColumn x:Name="nameColumn" Binding="{Binding Path=Clicks}" Header="Clicks" Width="SizeToHeader" /> ... </DataGrid.Columns> </DataGrid>
  4. Add a reference to the CData ADO.NET Provider for Google Campaign Manager assembly.

Connect the DataGrid

Once the visual elements have been configured, you can use standard ADO.NET objects like Connection, Command, and DataAdapter to populate a DataTable with the results of an SQL query:

System.Data.CData.GoogleCM.GoogleCMConnection conn conn = create System.Data.CData.GoogleCM.GoogleCMConnection(connectionString) System.Data.CData.GoogleCM.GoogleCMCommand comm comm = create System.Data.CData.GoogleCM.GoogleCMCommand(command, conn) System.Data.DataTable table table = create System.Data.DataTable System.Data.CData.GoogleCM.GoogleCMDataAdapter dataAdapter dataAdapter = create System.Data.CData.GoogleCM.GoogleCMDataAdapter(comm) dataAdapter.Fill(table) datagrid1.ItemsSource=table.DefaultView

The code above can be used to bind data from the specified query to the DataGrid.