Skip to main content

Official Dropbox API Client

Project description

https://travis-ci.org/dropbox/dropbox-sdk-python.svg?branch=v8.9.0 [Latest Release Documentation] [Latest Release Version] [Latest Release License] [Latest Release Supported Python Versions] [Latest Release Supported Python Implementations] [Latest Release Development Stage]

A Python SDK for integrating with the Dropbox API v2. Compatible with Python 2.7 and 3.4+. Documentation is available on Read the Docs.

Installation

Install via pip:

$ pip install dropbox

Install from source:

$ git clone git://github.com/dropbox/dropbox-sdk-python.git
$ cd dropbox-sdk-python
$ python setup.py install

After installation, to get started, open a Python console:

>>> import dropbox
>>> dbx = dropbox.Dropbox("YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN")
>>> dbx.users_get_current_account()

Creating an Application

You need to create an Dropbox Application to make API requests.

Obtaining an Access Token

All requests need to be made with an OAuth 2 access token. To get started, once you’ve created an app, you can go to the app’s console and generate an access token for your own Dropbox account.

Examples

example/updown.py demonstrates how to sync a local directory with a Dropbox.

Documentation

Documentation can be compiled by running make html from the docs folder. After compilation, open docs/_build/html/index.html. Alternatively, you can read a hosted version from Read the Docs.

Updating API specification

A good amount of this SDK is generated using Stone. We use git submodules to pin to a specific version of Stone since it’s under active development, and we also pin to a version of our API spec.

To prepare the repo for generation, run these commands after cloning:

$ git submodule init
$ git submodule update

You can run git pull within these sub repositories to update the pinned version.

Now, run the included script:

$ ./generate_base_client.py

Testing

We use the tox package to run tests in Python 2 and 3. To install, use pip install tox. Once installed, run tox from the root directory. You’ll need to specify a working Dropbox OAuth2 token:

$ DROPBOX_TOKEN=YOUR_TOKEN tox -- -k "'not test_team'"

Note that we skip test_team which requires a team token with Member File Access. To test this functionality, specify a DROPBOX_TEAM_TOKEN environment variable.

$ DROPBOX_TOKEN=... DROPBOX_TEAM_TOKEN=... tox

Project details


Release history Release notifications

This version
History Node

8.9.0

History Node

8.8.1

History Node

8.8.0

History Node

8.7.1

History Node

8.7.0

History Node

8.6.0

History Node

8.5.1

History Node

8.5.0

History Node

8.4.1

History Node

8.4.0

History Node

8.3.1

History Node

8.2.0

History Node

8.1.0

History Node

8.0.0

History Node

7.3.1

History Node

7.3.0

History Node

7.2.1

History Node

7.2.0

History Node

7.1.1

History Node

7.1.0

History Node

6.9.0

History Node

6.8.0

History Node

6.7.0

History Node

6.6.2

History Node

6.6.1

History Node

6.6.0

History Node

6.5.0

History Node

6.4.0

History Node

6.3.0

History Node

6.2

History Node

6.1

History Node

6.0

History Node

5.2.2

History Node

5.2.1

History Node

5.2

History Node

5.1

History Node

5.0.1

History Node

5.0

History Node

4.0

History Node

3.42

History Node

3.41

History Node

3.40

History Node

3.39

History Node

3.38

History Node

3.37

History Node

3.36

History Node

3.34

History Node

3.32

History Node

3.31

History Node

3.30

History Node

3.29

History Node

3.28

History Node

3.27

History Node

3.26

History Node

3.25

History Node

3.24

History Node

3.23

History Node

3.22

History Node

3.21

History Node

3.14

History Node

3.13

History Node

3.12

History Node

3.2

History Node

2.2.0

History Node

2.1.0

History Node

2.0.0

History Node

1.6

History Node

1.5.1

History Node

1.4

History Node

1.3

History Node

1.2

History Node

1.1

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Filename, size & hash SHA256 hash help File type Python version Upload date
dropbox-8.9.0-py2-none-any.whl (477.7 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Wheel py2 May 18, 2018
dropbox-8.9.0-py3-none-any.whl (477.7 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Wheel py3 May 18, 2018
dropbox-8.9.0.tar.gz (473.9 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Source None May 18, 2018

Supported by

Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google BigQuery Sentry Sentry Error logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ AWS AWS Cloud computing Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page