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Getting started with the Dropbox APIs guide


If you’ve found yourself exploring the Dropbox Developer Community for guidance and don’t know where to begin, we recommend checking out our getting started guide. It will take you through the basic steps required to get up and running using the Dropbox API. 

Through this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn all about building on the DBX Platform while creating a simple file organization app to sort files within your Dropbox account.

The Getting Started with the Dropbox API guide is divided into three sections:

  1. Creating a Dropbox app and navigating the App Console

    In this section, you’ll learn about the different app permission categories, how to manage your app settings, and track app analytics

  2. Working with the API documentation and API Explorer

    In this section, you’ll learn how to navigate and understand thedocumentation and begin testing endpoints to prototype your app

  3. Writing a script for a simple expense organizer app

    In the final section, you’ll be designing and writing a script for a file organization app using Dropbox.

Check out the full guide here to start building with the Dropbox API.

If you have ideas for other guides or enablement materials you would like to see, let us know by commenting here. 

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