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Dropbox API Integrations

Build and run workflows using the Dropbox API. Use 1000s of source-available triggers and actions across 1,600+ apps. Or write custom code to integrate any app or API in seconds.

Overview

With the Dropbox API, you can build a variety of applications that range from simple file sharing to complex content management systems. Some examples of what you can build using the Dropbox API include:

  • A file sharing application that allows users to share and sync files across devices
  • A content management system that allows users to manage and share files and folders
  • A note taking application that allows users to sync notes across devices
  • A task management application that allows users to manage and share tasks and files
  • A document management application that allows users to manage and share documents and files
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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    dropbox: {
      type: "app",
      app: "dropbox",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    const data = {
      "account_id": `${this.dropbox.$auth.oauth_uid}`,
    }
    return await axios($, {
      method: "post",
      url: `https://api.dropboxapi.com/2/users/get_account`,
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Bearer ${this.dropbox.$auth.oauth_access_token}`,
        "Content-Type": `application/json`,
      },
      data,
    })
  },
})

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HTTP / Webhook
HTTP / Webhook
Get a unique URL where you can send HTTP or webhook requests
Node
Node
Anything you can do with Node.js, you can do in a Pipedream workflow. This includes using most of npm's 400,000+ packages.
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Python
Python
Anything you can do in Python can be done in a Pipedream Workflow. This includes using any of the 350,000+ PyPi packages available in your Python powered workflows.
Schedule
Schedule
Trigger workflows on an interval or cron schedule.
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Data Stores
Data Stores
Use Pipedream Data Stores to manage state throughout your workflows.
Telegram Bot
Telegram Bot
Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service
OpenAI (ChatGPT)
OpenAI (ChatGPT)
OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company with the mission to ensure that artificial general intelligence benefits all of humanity. They are the makers of popular apps like ChatGPT and DALL·E 2.
Google Sheets
Google Sheets
With Google Sheets, you can create, edit, and collaborate wherever you are
Discord
Discord
Use this app to create a Discord source that emits messages from your guild to a Pipedream workflow.
GitHub
GitHub
Where the world builds software. Millions of developers and companies build, ship, and maintain their software on GitHub—the largest and most advanced development platform in the world.
Formatting
Formatting
Pre-built actions to make formatting and manipulating data within your workflows easier.
Slack
Slack
Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.
Create a Text File with Dropbox API on New Requests (Payload Only) from HTTP / Webhook API
HTTP / Webhook + Dropbox
 
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Send Message (Advanced) with Discord Webhook API on New File from Dropbox API
Dropbox + Discord Webhook
 
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Add Multiple Rows with Google Sheets API on New File from Dropbox API
Dropbox + Google Sheets
 
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Create a Text File with Dropbox API on New Item in Feed from RSS API
RSS + Dropbox
 
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Create a Text File with Dropbox API on New Message from Discord API
Discord + Dropbox
 
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New File from the Dropbox API

Emit new event when a new file is added to your account or a specific folder. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

 
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New Folder from the Dropbox API

Emit new event when a new folder is created. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

 
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New or Modified File or Folder from the Dropbox API

Emit new event when a file or folder is added or modified. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

 
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Create a Text File with the Dropbox API

Creates a brand new text file from plain text content you specify. See docs here

 
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Create folder with the Dropbox API

Create a folder. See docs here

 
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Create or Append to a Text File with the Dropbox API

Adds a new line to an existing text file, or creates a file if it doesn't exist. See docs here

 
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Create/Update a Share Link with the Dropbox API

Creates or updates a public share link to the file or folder (It allows to share the file or folder with anyone). See docs here

 
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Delete a File/Folder with the Dropbox API

Permanently removes a file/folder from the server. See docs here

 
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Authentication

Dropbox uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Dropbox account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Dropbox and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Dropbox API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

OAuth Request Configurations:
  1. authorization
    GEThttps://www.dropbox.com/oauth2/authorize?client_id={{oauth.client_id}}&redirect_uri={{oauth.redirect_uri}}&state={{oauth.state}}&response_type=code&scope={{oauth.space_separated_scopes}}&token_access_type=offline
  2. accessToken
    POSThttps://www.dropbox.com/oauth2/tokencontent-type: application/x-www-form-urlencodedaccept: application/json
    client_id={{oauth.client_id}}&client_secret={{oauth.client_secret}}&redirect_uri={{oauth.redirect_uri}}&grant_type=authorization_code&code={{oauth.code}}
  3. refreshToken
    POSThttps://www.dropbox.com/oauth2/tokencontent-type: application/x-www-form-urlencodedaccept: application/json
    client_id={{oauth.client_id}}&client_secret={{oauth.client_secret}}&grant_type=refresh_token&refresh_token={{oauth.refresh_token}}

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