Node Photo Gallery Tutorial

We recently published a tutorial on how to build a production-ready photo gallery web service using Node.JS and Dropbox.

In the step-by-step guide, you’ll learn about all the technologies required to implement a web service that will allow you to nicely display images stored in your Dropbox account in a photo gallery.  We cover topics such as authentication to Dropbox via OAuth, app folder access Dropbox permissions, photo rendering using a JavaScript library called Galleria, and code deployment on Heroku for production. 

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Developer meetup recap, and upcoming events

In December Dropbox hosted a developer meetup at our San Francisco HQ. We had such a good time that we’ve already scheduled our next event for later this month in New York City.

Today we wanted to share some of the fun from the SF meetup with you.

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We want to hear from you!

Back in September, we announced our new DBX Platform, a unified suite of APIs and tools for developers. The updates we shared were just the beginning of the improvements we’re working on for our community. We’re quickly ramping up our efforts and hiring several new team members across product, engineering, design, and programs.

As we plan for the future, we’d love to hear how you’re using the DBX Platform today and what we can do to improve your experience. Your feedback is incredibly important to us as we plan our roadmap. 

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API v1 Shutdown Details

As previously announced, API v1 is being retired on Thursday, September 28th, 2017.

On this date, API v1 endpoints will return a 400 error with this message: {“error”: “v1_retired”}. This means any integrations or applications still relying on API v1 endpoints may stop working.

If you still have not migrated to v2, check out the migration guide for more details.

We built API v2 to create a more consistent, simplified, and scalable platform for developers, and we appreciate your patience and flexibility as we make this transition.

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