This application is a simple command-line RubyGem utility for interacting with Dropbox. The application is in the beginning stages of development, and more features are planned.
The current features are listed below:
- Display user information
- Upload single files
- List directory contents
- Store authentication
- Delete authentication
The following is the usage instructions for the application.
Usage: dropbox-utility [options] -i, --info Displays user information -u, --upload FILENAME Specifies filename to upload -l, --list [PATH] Lists contents of PATH specified Uses root directory if PATH not given. -d Removes authentication file. Will require re-authentication on next application start
If you'd like to use the application, you can install it by running the following command from the command line on your machine.
gem install dropbox-utility
After the installation, you can then run the application from anywhere in the command line:
If you'd like to contribute, you can begin by cloning the repository or downloading the zip archive and extracting it.
For the application to work, you must add your Dropbox Developer application key and secret to the file located at
lib/dropbox-utility/config.rb, as well as the save location for your configuration file, shown below.
APP_KEY = 'your-app-key' APP_SECRET = 'your-app-secret' ACCESS_TYPE = :dropbox AUTH_FILE = Dir.home + '/.dropbox-utility'
If you do not have an application key and secret, you can begin by going to https://www.dropbox.com/developers/apps and creating an app.
After completing this, run
bundle install and then the executable file located in the
$ bundle install $ ruby bin/dropbox-utility [options]
The first time you run the application, you will need to authenticate the application by clicking 'Allow' in
the browser window that appears. After that, your session will be saved in your user directory in a file named
- Add more features.
- Possibly refactor to be more intuitive.
- Create documentation.
Please feel free to contribute to the application by following the steps below:
- Fork it
- Create your feature branch (
git checkout -b my-new-feature)
- Commit your changes (
git commit -am 'Add some feature')
- Push to the branch (
git push origin my-new-feature)
- Create new Pull Request