IDs: under the hood

Few attributes are as routinely used in the Kloudless API as the ID. This string that uniquely identifies an object is core to all of Kloudless' REST endpoints. After all, almost the entire Kloudless API centers around either CRUD operations on objects or queries that return an object or set of objects. Best practices in … Continue reading IDs: under the hood

Connecting to Adobe Experience Manager via OAuth 2.0

Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), formerly known as CQ5, is an enterprise Content Management System (CMS) used for Digital Asset Management (DAM). We'll only use the acronym "AEM" from the previous sentence in the rest of this blog post, so don't worry about the others. The major takeaway is that AEM enables contents and assets to … Continue reading Connecting to Adobe Experience Manager via OAuth 2.0

How to monitor activity in S3, using SNS and SQS

Amazon S3 is one of the most popular object storage services that apps use today. Monitoring S3 buckets for activity can be very beneficial, depending on the reason the bucket stores data. For example, the Kloudless File Explorer provides an easy way for users to upload content to an app's S3 bucket. Apps can monitor … Continue reading How to monitor activity in S3, using SNS and SQS

How to track changes in Google Drive, including in Team Drives

Developers commonly integrate with cloud storage services such as Google Drive to sync files that change between their app and users' cloud storage. At Kloudless, we've seen activity monitoring used for everything from workflow automation to data loss protection. The Kloudless unified Events API enables developers to track changes regardless of which cloud storage account … Continue reading How to track changes in Google Drive, including in Team Drives

Is Google Drive a tree or a graph?

Google Drive is one of the most popular consumer and business cloud storage SaaS apps today. Like many cloud storage providers, Google Drive has a desktop app users use to sync files between their local file-system and their cloud account. This mirrors neatly with the organization of files in Google Drive, which are located in … Continue reading Is Google Drive a tree or a graph?

Recurring Events in the Kloudless Calendar API

Users commonly create recurring events in their calendar for a number of reasons: weekly meetings, daily check-ins, monthly bill payments, and more. Applications integrating with users' calendar accounts inevitably encounter events that repeat periodically. In this blog post, we'll discuss best practices for retrieving and modifying recurring events, and how the unified Kloudless API simplifies … Continue reading Recurring Events in the Kloudless Calendar API

RSVP to an event with the Calendar API

Introduction We are excited to announce that our Unified Calendar API now supports RSVP functionality. Most calendar services like Google Calendar and Outlook Calendar allow users to create an event on their calendar and add guests/attendees. Google and Microsoft will then send invitations via email for people to respond with whether they will attend or … Continue reading RSVP to an event with the Calendar API

A Glance at Files in Salesforce

Salesforce is one of the leading CRM platforms today, and as such is one of the many services supported by Kloudless. Given Salesforce's position as a market leader in multiple product categories, Kloudless API supports its file storage features in addition to its CRM capabilities. File Storage in a CRM system Unlike other file storage … Continue reading A Glance at Files in Salesforce

Need integrations? When to use a workflow automation tool vs. a Unified API.

Productivity is the name of the game If your team is building a product with integrations to boost your users’ productivity, how do you know what’s the best tool to use? Every integration tool website claims to help you increase your end-users’ efficiency, but they offer little clarity regarding exactly what makes them the best … Continue reading Need integrations? When to use a workflow automation tool vs. a Unified API.

Access granular collaboration permissions with the Kloudless Sharing API

The Kloudless v2 Sharing API is a new set of API endpoints related to collaboration permissions that can be used with Storage connectors today. Compared to v1, the v2 Sharing API represents a much more detailed first-class representation of collaboration permissions on objects such as files and folders across various cloud services. The v2 Sharing API … Continue reading Access granular collaboration permissions with the Kloudless Sharing API