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download excel file via API & webhock and save it locally

download excel file via API & webhock and save it locally

ranstyr
New member | Level 2

Hi All,

 

The feature I am trying to implement is once customer updates a file, We will download the file and extract some data from it.

 

We implement Dropbox webhook - https://www.dropbox.com/developers/reference/webhooks.

(using Phyton).

 

We are getting to 

f, metadat = client.get_file_and_metadata(path)

 

We are trying to save the file to our firebase database (as our code runs on Node).

 

storageFile = storage.put(f)

 

and getting 

ValueError: total bytes could not be determined. Please pass an explicit size.

 

Any Advice?

 

Thanks,

Ran.

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Re: download excel file via API & webhock and save it locally

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

Is the get_file_and_metadata call running successfully? It sounds like that error message is coming from your Firebase database method, so I'm afraid I can't be of much help here. You may want to refer to the documentation/support channels for that instead.

 

Also, note that you're using Dropbox API v1, which is deprecated. You should migrate to API v2.

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