The get_temporary_upload_link API endpoint is now officially out of preview and available for production use. Developers can use this API call to get pre-signed upload URLs.
One of the most common actions a Dropbox integration will perform is to add new content.
The upload endpoint is used to push binary content to Dropbox. This is perfect for apps where the file is local to the machine connecting to Dropbox. However, for some types of client-server applications that integrate with Dropbox, this may be not optimal. For example, you may have a server-based application which manages all state and interaction with Dropbox and a mobile client that connects your server.
The Dropbox API allow you to manage and control content programmatically and extend Dropbox capabilities in new and creative ways. If you’ve ever wanted to explore the DBX Platform but didn’t know where to begin, we’ve just published a guide that will take you through the basic steps required to get up and running using the Dropbox API.
Through this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn all about building on the DBX Platform while creating a simple file organization app to help sort files within your Dropbox account.
We’ve hosted Dropbox Developer Meetups in San Francisco, New York City, and Seattle where we’ve met hundreds of members of our U.S. based community. Now, it’s time to take the show on the road internationally. We announced a new engineering office in Tel Aviv earlier this year, so it seemed like the perfect place to start our global tour.
On Monday, August 27, we are hosting a Dropbox Dev Day in our shiny, new Tel Aviv office. The day will be split up into two major sections–a “Getting Started” workshop and a happy hour meetup.
There are over 500,000 developers on the DBX Platform who have built integrations with Dropbox. With so many creative and experienced engineers developing on our platform, we’re investing in enabling the Dropbox Developer Community to connect, ideate, create, and get support among peers through meetups and online forums.
Developers building for Dropbox Business can now use the new team events API to power their workflow and analytic applications.
Dropbox Business provides an activity log that records all of the key events taken on a team. An admin on a Business team can use the events in the Admin Console to audit and monitor activity within the team. We have re-written the corresponding API from the ground-up with over 300 events available. The new v2 API (team_log/get_events) improves upon its v1 predecessor with a rich schema, new attributes,
Customers turn to Dropbox Business because they want a single, central place to store their team’s content. Today, individual users can share content amongst themselves and admins can publish content into select folders. But, we know that a lot of teams would value a coherent, shared collaborative space.
We are beginning to roll out the release of a team-centric Dropbox Business model that introduces a shared collaborative space called Team Spaces. Dropbox Business accounts with Team Spaces will have unified shared space for all team members, where users can add and remove access for individuals or groups anywhere in the filesystem.