Announcing Tokyo and Sydney DBX Dev Tour

We’re excited to announce the next round of DBX Dev Days this month! The first stop is Sydney, where we’ll host a day for Dropbox developers in our beautiful office on Wednesday, October 17. Then, we’re headed to Tokyo on Tuesday, October 23.

Whether you’re building an app or optimizing internal workflows at your company, our goal is to have you walk away both inspired and equipped with the tools you need to build with Dropbox. Here is just some of what we have planned at each event.

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Photo gallery tutorial with tags using the File Properties API

In a previous blog post, we shared how to create a production-ready photo gallery application using Node.js, Express, and Dropbox, and deploy it to Heroku. In our latest tutorial, we’ve expanded this application to search for pictures on Dropbox using tags. 

This new tutorial uses the Microsoft Azure Face Recognition API to identify and create tags for specific people; the Dropbox File Properties API to store a reference to and handle search of those tags; and the Dropbox JavaScript SDK to implement all of this with fewer lines of code,

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Developer stories: Streamlining workflows with Dropbox APIs

The DBX Platform helps bridge the silos between people and content by connecting the tools they use at work. We are excited to share the story of four developers who integrated with Dropbox to streamline workflows for their users. 

This year we hosted Dropbox Developer Meetups in San Francisco, Seattle, and New York to connect with and inspire our local communities of developers. At each of these events, we conducted a panel discussion with developers to learn about their integrations with Dropbox, the use cases they solve, and their experience building with the Dropbox APIs. At our New York City event,

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Dropbox Dev Day coming to Tel Aviv

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.

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Dropbox Developer Community, and the new DBX Platform Super User Program!

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.

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