Articles by Ted Blosser

06 Aug 2015 · by Ted Blosser
Last year at BoxWorks, we announced a new feature that allows users to apply structured metadata to files through metadata templates. With metadata templates, businesses and users simplify metadata to classify and improve search and add custom attributes to files to transform the way their...
06 Aug 2015 · by Ted Blosser
At Box, our goal is to help our customers drive business process improvement within their organizations. In support of this effort, today we announced the availability of three new enhancements to the metadata service. I sat down with one of the early testers of Box's metadata capabilities, Bjorn...
06 Aug 2015 · by Ted Blosser
Since we released our initial metadata capabilities back at BoxWorks in 2013, we've seen customers use the tool in a wide variety of ways to transform their businesses. From maintaining customer contracts to applying project templates to files, businesses across industries are using metadata to...
25 Mar 2014 · by Ted Blosser
At our last customer conference in September 2013, we announced to the world that we were working on metadata. More specifically, we explained that we were adding context to your content by allowing customers and developers to add custom key:value pairs to their files stored in Box. Since the...
06 Oct 2013 · by Ted Blosser
The past few months have been busy for the Box Platform team. We were gearing up for some exciting announcements at BoxWorks Developer Day a few weeks ago. We have been adding new partners to the OneCloud ecosystem, attended some hackathons, launched a healthcare contest and are deprecating v1 of...
15 Sep 2013 · by Ted Blosser
At BoxWorks 2013, we showcased how we’re adding context to your content on Box with metadata. Metadata is important for developers building integrations on our platform and for the millions of individuals and businesses that use Box every day. The underlying technology allows developers to add key:...
28 Aug 2013 · by Ted Blosser
The most exciting news for the month is that we announced our Developer Day at BoxWorks on September 17th! If you haven't already, check out our blog post here. In addition, here are the latest features, changes, and future updates for the Box Platform team! If you have any questions, please...
18 Aug 2013 · by Ted Blosser
At Box, we believe the cloud is the connective glue for applications of all types. Our goal is to help create an ecosystem that allows people, applications, and businesses to share and collaborate on content with one another. However, even with all the benefits of cloud-enabling applications, the...
31 Jul 2013 · by Ted Blosser
The summer is starting to wind down, but our team is still hard at work trying to build the best developer tools possible.  Check out the latest features, changes, and future updates for the Box Platform team!  If you have any questions, please ask on our developer forum in Box Community...
28 Jun 2013 · by Ted Blosser
June has been an exciting month of new releases and launches for the Box platform. Our biggest announcement was an exciting new program that will help developers monetize on our platform. In addition, we released a whole slew of new tools to make it easier than ever to develop on our API. If you...
29 May 2013 · by Ted Blosser
Box Platform Updates for May The Box Platform team has had a busy May.  Our team's focus has shifted slightly to tackle a few large and exciting projects, so you may see a smaller volume of changes in place of a few awesome announcements and releases in the upcoming months.  Nonetheless,...
16 May 2013 · by Ted Blosser
OAuth 2.0 is one of the most prevalent standards for authorization on the web, so it was a natural choice for us to build our authorization process around it.  Building a secure authorization controller in your app is crucial; however, when you're early on in development, you may just...
24 Apr 2013 · by Ted Blosser
We're hoping April was as fun for you as it was for us here on the Box platform team!  Here are the updates on the latest features, changes, and upcoming roadmap for the Box platform.   If you have any questions, please ask on the developer forum within Box Community. New Features...
07 Apr 2013 · by Ted Blosser
Another week, another great tutorial. This time, our very own Nick Lee put together an awesome video on how to use the Box API with cURL. In this short 7 min video, Nick covers basics like getting your folder tree, uploading a file, and also using a script to upload files to a specific target...
26 Mar 2013 · by Ted Blosser
March has flown by, but we wanted to give you an update on the latest features, changes, and upcoming roadmap for the Box platform.  If you have any questions or comments, please post on the developer forum within Box Community. New Features & Improvements Trash:  Functionality...
12 Mar 2013 · by Ted Blosser
As part of our ongoing effort to help developers and customers get ramped up on our API, we wanted to provide a tutorial on how to use Postman. If you haven't heard of Postman, it's an easy-to-use Chrome extension for making HTTP requests that can make developing and testing on APIs a piece of cake...
24 Feb 2013 · by Ted Blosser
Our goal at Box is to make it as easy as possible for developers to build great products, tools and integrations on top of our platform.  This desire is what drove us to launch the new version of our API in December, and we're continuing to iterate on our code to serve the developer community even...