Join Joseph LeBlanc for an in-depth discussion in this video Searching files, part of Up and Running with Cloud Storage APIs.
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- Exercise Files
As folders fill up, it may be difficult to locate a single file.…The drop box api makes it possible for you to search a folder and any of it's…subfolders for file names matching a term. I'm in my dropbox right now and I'm going…to go to the apps folder, now I'm going to select the folder from my application…currently I have 6 items in this folder. I'm going to move the cheesecake image…into another folder called desserts. Now let's go to the exercise files and add…a search function to our application. Go to chapter 4, video 4, start, and then…copy the app folder into the server folder.…
Now let's start editing the code. Go to app and index dot JS.…From here, we're going to create a brand-new route.…We're going to call it search. Go to line 43 and make a couple more…lines, and then on line 44 type app.get. Then for the first argument, type/search.…Then create a callback function. The callback function takes the request…object and the response object as argument.…
The debox module provides search as a method.…
- 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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