Doing more with Dropbox

Box It!

Author(s):

The proprietary Dropbox service has become a popular way to exchange large files. The Dropbox web API also supports scripts, like the one in this article that picks up files from behind a firewall.

Recently, an intern at Yahoo offered to lend me a digital audio book and suggested that she could “dropbox” it for me. Although I do try to keep in touch with today’s youth, I was surprised to hear that the service offered by dropbox.com has become some kind of ubiquitous standard, to the point that “to dropbox” is now a verb, just like “to google.”

Read full article as PDF:

063-067_Perl.pdf (1.59 MB)

Related content

  • Perl: Google Drive

    Armed with a Chinese guillotine and a scanner with an automatic document feeder, Mike Schilli gives his books some special treatment, courtesy of Google Drive, which offers 5GB of storage space – room enough to start an online PDF collection.

  • Dropbox

    Have you ever dreamed of backing up your laptop data on the Internet and synchronizing multiple computers independently of the operating system? The Dropbox online service grants this wish with just a couple of mouse clicks.

  • Dropbox Clone Ubuntu One

    The cloud-based service Ubuntu One goes into the public beta phase. Using Ubuntu One, computers can be synchronized via online memory. So far, Canonical is withholding details.

  • Perl – Security Snapshots

    When the Perlmeister is on the road, he likes to know what's going on at home. Armed with just two scripts, he draws on the Tumblr API to store snapshots cyclically from his home security camera.

  • Sync Files with Dropbox
comments powered by Disqus

Direct Download

Read full article as PDF:

063-067_Perl.pdf (1.59 MB)

News

njobs Europe
What:
Where:
Country:
Njobs Netherlands Njobs Deutschland Njobs United Kingdom Njobs Italia Njobs France Njobs Espana Njobs Poland
Njobs Austria Njobs Denmark Njobs Belgium Njobs Czech Republic Njobs Mexico Njobs India Njobs Colombia