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Dropbox + Firebase Realtime Database Integrations

Appy Pie Connect allows you to automate multiple workflows between Dropbox and Firebase Realtime Database

About Dropbox

Dropbox is a collaboration space that allows you to easily store and access your photos, documents, videos, and other important files from any phone, tablet or computer in the world.

About Firebase Realtime Database

Realtime Database Stores and sync app data in milliseconds

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Best Dropbox and Firebase Realtime Database Integrations

  • Dropbox Slack

    Dropbox + Slack

    Get notified in Slack when a file is added to your Dropbox folder Read More...
    When this happens...
    Dropbox New File in Folder
     
    Then do this...
    Slack Send Channel Message
    Set up this Slack-Dropbox integration and we will watch your Dropbox folder for you. After setting up this integration, we will send a notification to your chose slack channel every time a new file is added to the specified Dropbox folder. Our automation platform enables you to set up this Connect in mere minutes without writing a single line of code.
    How It Works
    • Triggers every time a new file is added to your specified Dropbox folder
    • Appy Pie Connect sends a notification to your chosen Slack channel
    What Is Needed for This Integration
    • A Dropbox account
    • A Slack account
  • Dropbox Google Sheets

    Dropbox + Google Sheets

    Add new Google Sheet rows for every new Dropbox file Read More...
    When this happens...
    Dropbox New File in Folder
     
    Then do this...
    Google Sheets Create Spreadsheet Row
    Setting up integration between your Dropbox and Google Drive can get you many extra productive hours every single day. After setting up this integration, whenever a new file is added on your Google Drive, Appy Pie Connect will create a new row in your selected Google Sheets spreadsheet.
    How This Integration Works
    • A new file is added to Google Drive
    • Appy Pie Connect will automatically create a new row in your selected Google Sheets spreadsheet
    What Is Needed for This Integration
    • A Google Sheets account
    • A Dropbox account
  • Dropbox Google Calendar

    Dropbox + Google Calendar

    Create New Google Calendar Events from New Dropbox Files Read More...
    When this happens...
    Dropbox New File in Folder
     
    Then do this...
    Google Calendar Create Detailed Event
    If you’re looking for a way to automatically create Google Calendar events for Dropbox files, then this integration is great for you. After setting this integration up, whenever you add a new file on Dropbox, we will automatically create an event on Google Calendar for it. Don’t waste another minute! Automate your workflow in minutes without any programming knowledge.
    How It Works
    • A new file is added to Dropbox
    • Appy Pie Connect automatically creates a new event on Google Calendar
    What Is Needed for This Integration
    • A Dropbox account
    • A Google account with access to Google Calendar
  • Dropbox Trello

    Dropbox + Trello

    Generate new Trello cards for every new Dropbox file Read More...
    When this happens...
    Dropbox New File in Folder
     
    Then do this...
    Trello Create Card
    The Trello – Dropbox integration from Appy Pie Connect makes project management simpler by allowing you to efficiently keep track of your tasks, without any hassle. Once this connect is active, a new Trello card will automatically be created whenever a new file is added to the Dropbox.
    How This Trello-Dropbox Automation Works
    • A new file is added to the Dropbox.
    • Appy Pie Connect generates a new card on Trello
    What Do You Require
    • A Dropbox account
    • A Trello account
  • Dropbox Google Drive

    Dropbox + Google Drive

    Replicate new files on Dropbox to Google Drive Read More...
    When this happens...
    Dropbox New File in Folder
     
    Then do this...
    Google Drive Upload File
    Make the most out of Dropbox and Google Drive by integrating them through Appy Pie Connect. After this connect is set up, every time a new file is added to Dropbox, the same file will automatically be copied to the Google Drive.
    How This Connect Works
    • A new file is added to the Dropbox
    • Appy Pie Connect replicates the same file on Google Drive
    What Do You Require
    • A Dropbox account
    • A Google account with access to Google Drive
  • Dropbox Google Drive

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    When this happens...
    Dropbox {{item.triggerTitle}}
     
    Then do this...
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Connect Dropbox + Firebase Realtime Database in easier way

It's easy to connect Dropbox + Firebase Realtime Database without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

    Triggers
  • New File in Folder

    Triggers upon addition of new files to a folder. Note: the number of files/folders in a designated folder cannot exceed 4000.

  • New Folder

    Triggers upon addition of a new folder. Ensure that the number of files/folders in the designated folder does not exceed 4000.

  • Edit or Updated Child Object in Firebase Realtime Database

    Triggers on updation of a child object in firebase realtime database.

  • New Child Object in a Firebase Realtime Database

    New Child Object in a Firebase Realtime Database

    Actions
  • Create Folder

    Generates a brand new folder at the specified path.

  • Create Text File

    Generates a brand new text file from predefined plain text content.

  • Create or Append to Text File

    Adds a new line to an existing text file. If the file doesn't exist, it creates the text file.

  • Upload File

    Upload an existing file or attachment up to 100 MB in size.

  • Create or Replace Firebase Realtime Database Record

    Creates or replaces a child object within your Firebase Realtime Database.

How Dropbox & Firebase Realtime Database Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Dropbox as a trigger app and Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Authenticate Dropbox with Appy Pie Connect.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Select Firebase Realtime Database as an action app.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Pick desired action for the selected trigger.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Authenticate Firebase Realtime Database with Appy Pie Connect.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Dropbox and Firebase Realtime Database

Dropbox?

Dropbox is a cloud storage company that provides cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud and client software. Dropbox was founded by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi in 2007 and launched as a public beta in 2008 with a mission to bring "the simplicity of consumer cloud storage to the enterprise." Dropbox uses a freemium business model, where users are offered a free account with a set storage size, with paid subscriptions available that offer more capacity and additional features.(Dropbox website)

Firebase Realtime Database?

Firebase Realtime Database is a database. You can store and sync data across the web instantly. Firebase Realtime Database is a cloud-hosted spution, which means there’s no setup required. It works on the principles of JSON. Firebase Realtime Database has a number of advantages such as real-time database, offline support, automatic scaling etc. (Firebase website)

Integration of Dropbox and Firebase Realtime Database

Dropbox is an online backup service with cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud and client software. Dropbox offers cloud storage (also known as online storage or web storage. with file synchronization and personal cloud functionality.

For example, you can add files to your Dropbox account from your computer or mobile device, or from other third-party applications. Files sync between your devices so you can access them from anywhere. When changes are made to a file, Dropbox keeps track of these changes and updates the file on all linked devices so you can always have the most recent version of your content. (Dropbox website)

Dropbox platform makes it really easy to integrate Dropbox with Firebase Realtime Database using Firebase Authentication library. I will use this tutorial to show how easy it is.(Firebase website)

How to integrate Dropbox with Firebase Realtime Database?

Step 1. Initialize Firebase project and get the config object.

In order to integrate Dropbox with Firebase Realtime Database, you need to create a new project in Firebase conspe first and then you have to get the config object associated with this project. After this you will need to initialize Firebase using your project's config object on your app's main activity/fragment.(Firebase website)

Step 2. Create Dropbox API Key.

You need to create a Dropbox API key before integrating Dropbox with Firebase Realtime Database.(Dropbox website)

Step 3. Add the code for initializing FirebaseRealTimeDatabase.

Add below code for initializing FirebaseRealTimeDatabase in your app's main activity/fragment:

CloudStorage firebaseStorage = new CloudStorage(this); // Step 3. Initialize Firebase using the project's config object FirebaseApp.initializeApp(getApplication(. .getConfig(), firebaseStorage); // Step 4. Get reference for the database FirebaseDatabase database = FirebaseDatabase.getInstance(); // Step 5. Get reference for the authenticated user Profile profile = FirebaseAuth.getInstance(.getCurrentUser(); // Step 6. Create the ref for the database String ref = "users"; // Step 7. Create a database reference using the reference name we defined above databaseReference = database.child(ref.child(profile.getUid()); // Step 8. Get the path string representing where we want to persist our data String path = "/" + ref; // Step 9. Open the database if it is not already opened if (!database.open(. { // Step 10. If the database doesn't exist create it try { // Step 11. Create a reference to write data to Google Cloud Storage FileReference fileRef = firebaseStorage.child(path.child(profile.getUid()); // Step 12. Open the reference fileRef.openFile(); } catch (IOException e. { e.printStackTrace(); } }

The process to integrate Dropbox and Firebase Realtime Database may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.