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func DefaultTokenSource

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DefaultTokenSource is a token source that uses "Application Default Credentials".

It looks for credentials in the following places, preferring the first location found:

1. A JSON file whose path is specified by the
2. A JSON file in a location known to the gcloud command-line tool.
   On Windows, this is %APPDATA%/gcloud/application_default_credentials.json.
   On other systems, $HOME/.config/gcloud/application_default_credentials.json.
3. On Google App Engine it uses the appengine.AccessToken function.
4. On Google Compute Engine and Google App Engine Managed VMs, it fetches
   credentials from the metadata server.
   (In this final case any provided scopes are ignored.)

For more details, see: