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Posts Tagged ‘File Upload’.

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Quick Tip Uploading Directories At Once With webkitdirectory

If you've ever tried to implement a bulletproof, good-looking file uploader, you might have encountered an issue: uploading an entire folder or folders of files is usually quite a hassle, as files in each folder have to be selected manually. And then some folders might contain sub-folders as well.

input webkitdirectory

Well, we can use webkitdirectory, a non-standard attribute that allows users to pick a directory via a file input. Currently supported in Chrome, Firefox and Edge.


So We Wanted To Build A File Uploader… A Case Study

One day I discovered that I needed to design an API that would upload files from a client to a server. I work on the Russian Web mail provider at Mail.Ru and deal with JavaScript in all its aspects. A basic feature of any Web mail service is of course attaching a file to an email.

So We Wanted To Build A File Uploader... (A Case Study) is no exception: We used to have a Flash uploader, which was rather good, but still had some problems. HTML markup, graphics, business logic and even localization were all built into it, and it made the uploader pretty bloated. Furthermore, only a Flash developer could make any changes to it. We realized that we needed to build something new and different.


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