Hello World for Dropbox apps?

I want a very simple testbed for Dropbox apps written in straight JavaScript.

Nothing extra. Just: 1. Get authorized. 2. Write a file. 3. Nothing more! πŸ˜‰

Using exactly the best practices that Dropbox wants us to use.

I should be able to have something running in ten minutes, or less.

Nothing but JavaScript and HTML. No pre-processors. No complicated builds. Let’s drop the learning curve.

For the record, these are the docs I’ve been puzzling over:

This is just a first step. Then we’ll take another, and another.

I’m sure that this is missing has been an impediment to app development.

Let’s fix it! πŸ™‚



About Dave Winer

Dave Winer, 54, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.
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