SmartFile for Developers: Developer Centric PaaS for Files

Janet Wagner, Data Journalist / Full Stack Developer
Jun. 24 2013, 09:00AM EDT

SmartFile, a leading FTP and file sharing solutions provider, has released "SmartFile for Developers", described by SmartFile as "the World’s First Developer Centric PaaS for Files." SmartFile for Developers is a file management platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that allows developers to integrate web, smartphone and internal applications using the SmartFile API.

The API Infographic by SmartFile

Infographic Published with Permission by SmartFile

Using the SmartFile platform API, developers can integrate file sharing, storage, hosting and other file related functions with their applications. The Smartfile platform offers many file and FTP management features including API access, activity notifications, powerful search, custom branding, custom domain name, advanced file control and much more.

SmartFile is offering the first 3,000 developers that sign up for an account 100 GB file storage, unlimited data transfer and unlimited API requests. John Hurley, CEO and Co-Founder of SmartFile states in the press release that:

"Our platform enables developers and companies to develop and integrate applications almost instantly. Our proprietary infrastructure and our completely redeveloped stack have positioned SmartFile to be the only company to ever offer a service like this. This has never been done before."

SmartFile has put together a really nice infographic that explains what an API is. Click on the image screenshot above to view the full size infographic.

Visit www.smartfile.com/developers for more information about the SmartFile platform and to sign up for an account.

Janet Wagner Janet is a data journalist and full stack developer based in Toledo, Ohio. Her focus revolves around APIs, open data, data visualization and data-driven journalism. Follow her on Twitter: @webcodepro and on Google+

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