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Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs
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Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs

with Joseph LeBlanc

Video: Welcome

(MUSIC). Hello. I'm Joe LeBlanc. Welcome to Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs. In this course, we'll look at using software development kits to access cloud storage. Defining and accessing buckets in Amazon S3. Next, we'll get thumb nails of photos stored in drop box. Then finally, we'll look at alternative providers of could storage services. So let's get up and running with cloud storage APIs.

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Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs
1h 3m Beginner Jul 24, 2013

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Cloud storage services give you limitless capacity and flexible access through convenient APIs. This course explores the RESTful APIs of several popular cloud storage services, and shows some practical examples of simple applications that can be built with them. Joseph LeBlanc shows how to access and retrieve data from Amazon S3 buckets; find, retrieve, and load files on Dropbox; authenticate with different services; and use APIs within larger applications. He also examines the pros and cons of alternatives like Azure, Rackspace, and Google Cloud Storage.

Topics include:
  • Why use cloud storage?
  • Granting access to Amazon S3 buckets
  • Displaying bucket contents
  • Downloading files immediately
  • Creating a Dropbox application
  • Finding, downloading, and uploading files
Subjects:
Developer Cloud Computing
Software:
iCloud Google Drive Dropbox S3 Azure SkyDrive
Author:
Joseph LeBlanc

Welcome

(MUSIC). Hello. I'm Joe LeBlanc. Welcome to Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs. In this course, we'll look at using software development kits to access cloud storage. Defining and accessing buckets in Amazon S3. Next, we'll get thumb nails of photos stored in drop box. Then finally, we'll look at alternative providers of could storage services. So let's get up and running with cloud storage APIs.

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