[mergext] Help with Dropbox external

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Mon Mar 11 02:23:25 EDT 2013

Hi Monte:

Not sure if this is relavent to your external or not but I recently
received a notice from Dropbox about their Sync API:
Maybe your add-on is already based on this but just thought I'd mention it
since they sent out the notice 3 days ago.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX Design

On 3/10/13 5:16 PM, "Monte Goulding" <monte at sweattechnologies.com> wrote:

>Ooo... You're testing me by asking a mergExt question here instead of
>StackOverflow ;-)
>It's definitely not a production/development issue because my demo app is
>development. Have you tried using your app key and secret in the demo?
>The most common reason for dropbox not linking would be people forgetting
>to handle urlWakUp with the mergDropboxHandleOpenURL command.
>on urlWakeUp pURL
>  mergDropboxHandleOpenURL pURL
>end urlWakeUp
>On 11/03/2013, at 12:06 PM, Terry Judd <terry.judd at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
>> I can't seem to get a response from Dropbox when I call any of the
>>mergDropbox commands. I've setup an app on Dropbox, so I have an app key
>>and secret to pass in the mergDropbox setup command but nothing happens
>>when I do. All this works fine in the demo stack that comes with the
>>external (which links me to Monte's demo Dropbox app) BTW.
>> I wonder if it has anything to do with the fact that my Dropbox app
>>status is 'development' rather than 'production', but if it is then I'm
>>unsure how to proceed as I am unable to apply for production status
>>until I have successfully linked to the app - which seems like a catch
>>22 situation to me.
>Monte Goulding
>M E R Goulding - software development services
>mergExt - There's an external for that!
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