As a developer, automating your busywork is important. When it comes to collaborating with other teams or moving files around various systems, a little code can help you—and your teammates—focus on the tasks that matter.
Dropbox is all about simplifying the way you work, which is why we teamed up with our friends at Zapier to pull together some ways they can help you automate your development with Dropbox.
Here are three Zapier automations for Dropbox with S3, Github, and more so you can optimize workflows and put your creative energy to work.
We recently published a tutorial on how to build a production-ready photo gallery web service using Node.JS and Dropbox.
UPDATE JUNE 29, 2016 This post now has been updated to include new information about open issues.
Developers, it’s time to start migrating your apps to API v2. To help with this transition, today we’ve published a migration guide that will take you through all of the changes you’ll need to make to get your app running on API v2.
Want to see the Dropbox Business API in action? We’ve built a .NET sample app that shows you how to link to Dropbox business teams, and use the activity endpoints to get statistics about the members. Check it out in our .NET GitHub repo, here!
This simple dashboard offers a visual overview of some of the team data that Dropbox endpoints expose. Using the Team member file access permission level, data on team information, team daily active users, distinct apps that team members have linked, shared folders with activity in the last week and team member rosters,
It was a dark and stormy night. Wolves howled at the full moon as all the village slept — all except for our protagonist, who stared into their computer monitor, switching between API docs and their terminal. As they reread the documentation, they had an idea, and excitedly typed in a command. But it responded with yet another syntax error. Our protagonist felt like cURLing up into a ball.
Our protagonist dreamed that, one day, there might be a tool to help developers like them. Maybe even a GUI. One day, they could use it to painlessly get an OAuth2 token.
The Sync API is being deprecated, and we recommend switching to the Core API. To avoid users having to reauthorize your app when you make the switch, you’ll want to extract the access tokens stored by the Sync API and reuse them.
This post shows you how to get the OAuth access tokens stored by the Sync SDK and use them with the Core SDK. For more on how OAuth works with Dropbox, check out this handy guide.