SharpBox Developer Tutorials

To give all new developers and ISVs a fast and easy start with our API we support a list of tutorials. This tutorials are collected on this page and can be downloaded directly from here:
  • Tutorial 1 - SharpBox Quick Start Guide
    • This tutorial describes how to use SharpBox in a simple C# Console Application. Please use the trunk code for this tutorial until we released SharpBox 1.1.1. Some simplicity changes will be needed to implement the samples.
    • The sample code for this tutorial if you use SharpBox 1.1.0 is available here!
    • The sample code for this tutorial if you use SharpBox 1.1.1 is available here!
    • SharpBox 1.1 or bellow users - Please use this tutorial: Authorize a SharpBox based DropBox application
  • Tutorial 2 - Authorize a SharpBox based DropBox application
    • This tutorial describes how to implement the DropBox application authorization and security token generation process which is needed to become an application approved by the DropBox team.
    • The described process works on mobiles, fat clients and web applications as well
  • Tutorial 3 - The SharpBox Cloud Storage Provider Integration API (in preparation)
    • This tutorial describes how to write a new cloud storage provider to extend the protocol support of the API

Last edited Oct 29, 2011 at 9:10 AM by dei79, version 6


Birbilis Nov 13, 2013 at 7:40 AM 
do you have SkyDrive integration too? (e.g. via

SimStars Jul 4, 2013 at 8:24 AM 
DropBoxTokenIssuer gives javascript errors and browser unsupported messages. Doesn't work and does not generate the token.

vali20 Jul 16, 2012 at 10:23 AM 
Tutorial 2 is out-dated. Dropbox didn't approve my app which uses the Webbrowser control to visit the athorization URL. They say that I need to use the default web browser installed on the computer (like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome). But I don't know how to implement this process in the default browser. Can someone here help me? Thanks.

trailway Oct 13, 2011 at 12:10 PM 
Can't use "SharpBox Quick Start Guide" link. Adobe says that the file is damaged and cannot be repaired.