Join Joseph LeBlanc for an in-depth discussion in this video Box.com, part of Learning Cloud Storage APIs.
Box.com is a cloud storage service designed to scale up from personal to…corporate use. It synchronizes documents across devices…with an emphasis on secure transfers and storage.…It's similar to Dropbox in that it has applications for both desktop and mobile devices.…And just like Dropbox, you can also view the contents of your Box account online.…Box.com also has a Rest based API. You can use this API to create files,…modify them, and delete them. Box.com uses OAuth 2.0 for authentication.…
Box is different from Dropbox in that it has work spaces where documents can be…edited and versioned. These work spaces also provide…functionality where users can add comments and track versions of documents over time.…Additionally, Box has intergrations with Google Apps, Salesforce and NetSuite.…Box has Software Development Kits available for IOS, Android, Java, C Sharp,…and Ruby. Box.com has features that primarily appeal…to larger organizations. As well as people working on documents in teams.…
It has Rest API's available for storing and modifying documents.…
- 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
Skill Level Beginner
1. Cloud Storage Overview
2. Accessing Amazon S3 Buckets via REST
3. Other Container-Based Services
4. Creating Dropbox Apps
5. Other App-Driven Services
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