Update: The Sync and Datastore SDK has been deprecated. Learn more here.
Listary is a beautiful, fast, and simple iOS app for making lists.
Just like our sample Lists app, Listary uses shared datastores for sharing lists, and local datastores so you can use the app without logging into Dropbox first.
Here’s what Listary had to say about working with the Datastore API:
We decided to build a new Listary from scratch with a goal in mind xe2x80x94 to make it even faster,
We’ve been testing a new document preview API with developers over the past few weeks and are happy to announce that it is ready for everyone! This API endpoint makes it easy to show previews of files from within your app and supports the most popular document formats including PDF, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Kevin Henrikson is the Cofounder & VP Engineering of Acompli and here are his thoughts on the new document preview API.
Acompli combines email, calendar, file sharing, and contacts. We created the ability to view and attach files to email but we wrestled with the ability to show users an accurate preview of those files.
NOTE: This is a guest post by Mike Neumegen, co-founder of Cloud Cannon, a CMS built on top of Dropbox syncing.
Using the delta Dropbox API is a great way of tracking file changes from users. Until now the best way of receiving file changes was to poll the delta API as fast as possible. With the addition of webhooks to the Dropbox API, there’s a faster way. Now you can receive instant notification when a user changes files in their Dropbox.
We’ve been using webhooks at Cloud Cannon since its beta in April and have learned how to really leverage them.
Now, our friends at Windows Azure are using the Dropbox Core API to let you manage full web apps directly from your Dropbox account. Just put your app’s code in Dropbox and push it live with a click from the Windows Azure dashboard.
We launched the Chooser a few months ago and have been blown away by the uptake. Developers are using Chooser for everything including Customer Support, Invoicing and CRM.
We want to make a habit of highlighting the best applications that integrate Dropbox. In that vein, below are some of the folks using Chooser. Let us know if you have a great Dropbox integration worth sharing.
It always helps customer support people when a user submits an image of the issue in question. Tons of people store their screenshots from mobile and desktop in Dropbox and Freshdesk has made it easy for users to add files from Dropbox to their tickets.
Last Thursday, we publicly announced the Dropbox Chooser, the fastest way to integrate Dropbox into your web apps. In less than a week, we’ve seen a tremendous response from developers and a bunch of great integrations (if you’d like to get started, take a look at the Dropbox Chooser docs). We’re psyched and wanted to share some of favorite examples with you:
Now, when you’re using Trello to collaborate with your team, you can add files and photos directly from your Dropbox. Check out the Trello blog to learn more about how Dropbox works with Trello.