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Displaying Google Spreadsheet using Zend_Gdata_Spreadsheet

This article shows code to display google spreadsheet that was created in the previous article using Zend_Gdata_Spreadsheet.
Please see Google Spreadsheet Data API for more detail information.
To execute the following code, you need to have a google account that can use google document.
You can check the screen from demonstration site(though I don't know about security).

1.Create Controller
Create the file application/constorllers/GsheetController.php with the following content.

require_once 'Zend/Controller/Action.php';
require_once 'Zend/Gdata.php';
require_once 'Zend/Gdata/AuthSub.php';
require_once 'Zend/Gdata/Spreadsheets.php';
require_once 'Zend/Gdata/Spreadsheets/DocumentQuery.php';
require_once 'Zend/Gdata/Spreadsheets/ListQuery.php';
require_once 'Zend/Session/Namespace.php';
class GsheetsController extends Zend_Controller_Action
    protected $_session;
    protected $_title = 'Test Spreadsheet';
    public function preDispatch()
        $this->_session = new Zend_Session_Namespace('GsheetsController');
    public function indexAction()
        if (!isset($this->_session->sheet_token)) {
            if (isset($_GET['token'])) {
                // You can convert the single-use token to a session token.
                $token = $_GET['token'];
                $session_token =  Zend_Gdata_AuthSub::getAuthSubSessionToken($token);
                // Store the session token in our session.
                $this->_session->sheet_token = $session_token;
            } else {
                // Display link to generate single-use token
                $url = 'http://'. $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] . $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'];
                $scope = 'http://spreadsheets.google.com/feeds';
                $secure = false;
                $session = true;
                $googleUri = Zend_Gdata_AuthSub::getAuthSubTokenUri(
                    $url, $scope, $secure, $session);
                $this->view->message =
                    "Go <a href='$googleUri'>Google Login Screen</a>";
                return $this->render();
    public function viewAction()
        $client = Zend_Gdata_AuthSub::getHttpClient($this->_session->sheet_token);
        $service = new Zend_Gdata_Spreadsheets($client);
        $feed = $service->getSpreadsheetFeed();
        $this->view->message =
            'Spreadsheet[title=' . $this->_title . '] was not found.';
        foreach ($feed->entries as $entry)
            if ($entry->title->text == $this->_title)
                $splits = split('/', $entry->id->text);
                $doc_id = $splits[5];
                $query = new Zend_Gdata_Spreadsheets_DocumentQuery();
                $feed = $service->getWorksheetFeed($query);
                if (count($feed->entries) > 0)
                    $splits = split('/', $feed->entries[0]->id->text);
                    $sheet_id = $splits[8];
                    $query = new Zend_Gdata_Spreadsheets_ListQuery();
                    $this->view->listFeed = $service->getListFeed($query);
    public function logoutAction()
        if (isset($this->_session->sheet_token))

In the controller, the scope of AuthSub is specified like the following content.

                $scope = 'http://spreadsheets.google.com/feeds';
2.Create View
Create the file application/views/scripts/gsheets/index.phtml with the following content.

<?php if (isset($this->message)) : ?>
<?= $this->message ?>
<?php else : ?>
<li><a href="<?= $this->url(array('action'=>'view'))?>">
view spreadsheet</a></li>
<a href="<?= $this->url(array('action'=>'logout'))?>">Logout</a>
<?php endif; ?>

Create the file application/views/scripts/gsheets/view.phtml with the following content.

<?php if (isset($this->message)) : ?>
<div><?= $this->message ?></div>
<?php endif; ?>
<?php if (isset($this->listFeed)) : ?>
<?php   $headerData = $this->listFeed->entries[1]->getCustom(); ?>
<?php   foreach($headerData as $customEntry) : ?>
<th><?= $customEntry->getColumnName() ?></th>
<?php   endforeach; ?>
<?php   foreach($this->listFeed->entries as $entry) : ?>
<?php     $rowData = $entry->getCustom(); ?>
<?php     foreach($rowData as $customEntry) : ?>
<td><?= $customEntry->getText() ?></td>
<?php     endforeach; ?>
<?php   endforeach; ?>
<?php endif; ?>
<a href="<?= $this->url(array('action'=>'index'))?>">Back</a>

Access the web server and execute reading of google spreadsheet after you logged in from google's login screen.
Date Content
2008/5/3 Published


Ericj 09-02-05 (Thu) 8:46

Do you have an example in simple PHP, in one file, instead of this view and controller crap happening? I don’t want to use the whole Zend framework MVC stuff, just the Zend Gdata libraries. Thanks!

oplabo 09-02-05 (Thu) 14:12

I’m sorry. I don’t have it.

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