Export data to Google spreadsheet with OAuth

I was working on exporting CSV data to a Google spreadsheet recently. The first thing I had to do was implement a way to allow a user to authenticate themselves with Google from our site. There are a few ways of doing this.

I choose OAuth as I thought it would be simplest. I found it was pretty straightforward but there were gaps in Google’s documentation that made the process a tad frustrating.

Here’s a brief outline…
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